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Poetry Friday: Handfuls by Carl Sandburg

December 18th, 2015 (06:00 am)

Current Mood: contemplative
Current Song: The Match by Novelette

Blossoms of babies
Blinking their stories
Come soft
On the dusk and the babble;
Little red gamblers,
Handfuls that slept in the dust.

Summers of rain,
Winters of drift,
Tell off the years;
And they go back
Who came soft-
Back to the sod,
To silence and dust;
Gray gamblers,
Handfuls again.

- Handfuls by Carl Sandburg

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Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: December 18th, 2015 04:56 pm (UTC)

Carl Sandburg poems are often lovely.

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