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Carl Sandburg - The Skyscraper Loves Night

ONE by one lights of a skyscraper fling their checkering cross work on the velvet gown of night.
I believe the skyscraper loves night as a woman and brings her playthings she asks for, brings her a velvet gown,
And loves the white of her shoulders hidden under the dark feel of it all.
  
The masonry of steel looks to the night for somebody it loves,
He is a little dizzy and almost dances … waiting … dark …

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 5. The Skyscraper Loves Night
Volume: Smoke and Steel
- X. Panels
Year: Published/Written in 1922
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