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Carl Sandburg - Five Cent Balloons

PIETRO has twenty red and blue balloons on a string.
They flutter and dance pulling Pietro’s arm.
A nickel apiece is what they sell for.
  
Wishing children tag Pietro’s heels.
  
He sells out and goes the streets alone.

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 8. Five Cent Balloons
Volume: Smoke and Steel
- X. Panels
Year: Published/Written in 1922
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