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Carl Sandburg


Born
January 06, 1878

Died
July 22, 1967

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Carl August Sandburg was an American writer and editor, best known for his poetry. He won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for his poetry and another for a biography of Abraham Lincoln. H. L. Mencken called Carl Sandburg "indubitably an American in every pulse-beat".

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“Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.”
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Who is your favorite poet?

 
  42 votes, 9.1%

 
  40 votes, 8.6%

Sylvia Plath
 
  23 votes, 5.0%

 
  21 votes, 4.5%

T. S. Eliot (write-in)
 
  21 votes, 4.5%

 
  20 votes, 4.3%

 
  18 votes, 3.9%

William Blake (write-in)
 
  16 votes, 3.4%

 
  13 votes, 2.8%

 
  12 votes, 2.6%

Edgar Allan Poe, Shelley, Shakespeare and Jim Morrison, also Alfred Noyes
 
  12 votes, 2.6%

Walt Whitman (write-in)
 
  11 votes, 2.4%

Not sure yet (write-in)
 
  11 votes, 2.4%

Jon Keats (write-in)
 
  10 votes, 2.2%

Robert frost (write-in)
 
  10 votes, 2.2%

Mary Oliver (write-in)
 
  10 votes, 2.2%

 
  9 votes, 1.9%

 
  9 votes, 1.9%

 
  9 votes, 1.9%

Franz Kafka (write-in)
 
  8 votes, 1.7%

Lord Byron (write-in)
 
  8 votes, 1.7%

Bob Dylan
 
  7 votes, 1.5%

W. H. Auden (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 1.3%

Seamus Heaney (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 1.3%

 
  5 votes, 1.1%

Charles Baudelaire
 
  5 votes, 1.1%

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (write-in)
 
  5 votes, 1.1%

Andrew Hozier-Byrne (write-in)
 
  5 votes, 1.1%

Jim Morrison (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.9%

I'm not a fan of poetry
 
  4 votes, 0.9%

Arthur Rimbaud (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.9%

Dante Alighieri (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.9%

 
  3 votes, 0.6%

George Sterling (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.6%

Edward Lear (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.6%

Tomas Tranströmer or Kahlil Gibran (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.6%

Matsuo Basho (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.6%

Wilfred Owen (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.6%

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.6%

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.6%

Paul Celan (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.6%

You shouldn't let poets lie to you. (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.6%

 
  2 votes, 0.4%

 
  2 votes, 0.4%

juana de ibarbourou (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.4%

Anne Sexton
 
  2 votes, 0.4%

Hugo Claus (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.4%

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.4%

A. S. Pushkin (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.4%

Sara Teasdale (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.4%

Georg Trakl (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.4%

Ivan Vazov (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.4%

Idea Vilariño (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.4%

Lang Leav (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.4%

Rabindera Nath Tagore (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.4%

Maya Angelou (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.4%

 
  1 vote, 0.2%

 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Frank O'Hara (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Ella Wheeler Wilcox (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Robert Service (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Big L (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Theodor Geisel (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

San Juan de la Cruz (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

John Keats and Giacomo Leopardi (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Victor Hugo (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Herman Hesse (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Rachel Rooney (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Marin Sorescu (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Philip Larkin (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Pablo Neruda (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Kendrick Lamar (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Carol Ann Duffy (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

James Joyce (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.2%

Alfred Noyes
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

W.B. Yeats (write-in)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Sonya Sones
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Cemal Süreya (write-in)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Cemal Süreya & Dulce María Loynaz (write-in)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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