Carl Sandburg – “Chicago” – Poetry Selection (1914)

Carl Sandburg

In 1950, writer-poet Carl Sandburg won the Pulitzer Prize collection Complete Poems. Sandburg helped define how Americans think of themselves and their history. The author of a laudatory biography of Abraham Lincoln, he nurtured the image of “Honest Abe” Lincoln. His poems celebrated American vigor. “Chicago” may be his most famous poem and is typical of his work.

 Carl Sandburg – Chicago

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