Sunday, September 30, 2012

Poet of the Month: Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg is the poet of the month!  He was born on January 6, 1878, in Galesburg, Illinois. He fought in the Spanish-American War. In 1913, he moved to Chicago to work as a journalist. In 1914, his poetry was published in Poetry magazine. His well-recieved free verse poetry focused on American workers. He also collected folksongs into books and wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography about President Abraham Lincoln.

Click here for Carl Sandburg poems.

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