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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The Complete Poems

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Selected Poems

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4.04 avg rating — 595 ratings — published 1926 — 14 editions
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Rootabaga Stories

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Honey and Salt

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Harvest Poems: 1910-1960

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Poetry for Young People: Ca...

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The People, Yes

4.43 avg rating — 162 ratings — published 1936 — 5 editions
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Abe Lincoln Grows Up

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“Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.”
Carl Sandburg

“I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.”
Carl Sandburg

“A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.”
Carl Sandburg

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Who is your favorite poet?

 
  20 votes, 11.2%

 
  17 votes, 9.6%

 
  14 votes, 7.9%

 
  14 votes, 7.9%

T. S. Eliot (write-in)
 
  12 votes, 6.7%

William Blake (write-in)
 
  9 votes, 5.1%

 
  8 votes, 4.5%

Sylvia Plath
 
  6 votes, 3.4%

Walt Whitman (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 3.4%

Robert frost (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 3.4%

 
  5 votes, 2.8%

 
  5 votes, 2.8%

 
  5 votes, 2.8%

 
  4 votes, 2.2%

 
  4 votes, 2.2%

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

 
  4 votes, 2.2%

Edgar Allan Poe, Shelley, Shakespeare and Jim Morrison, also Alfred Noyes
 
  4 votes, 2.2%

 
  3 votes, 1.7%

Jim Morrison (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 1.7%

Bob Dylan
 
  3 votes, 1.7%

George Sterling (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 1.1%

 
  2 votes, 1.1%

Anne Sexton
 
  2 votes, 1.1%

Franz Kafka (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 1.1%

Tomas Tranströmer or Kahlil Gibran (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 1.1%

Robert Service (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.6%

Ella Wheeler Wilcox (write-in)
 
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Wilfred Owen (write-in)
 
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Charles Baudelaire (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.6%

Edward Lear (write-in)
 
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Seamus Heaney (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.6%

Matsuo Basho (write-in)
 
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Hugo Claus (write-in)
 
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W. H. Auden (write-in)
 
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juana de ibarbourou (write-in)
 
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  0 votes, 0.0%

Frank O'Hara (write-in)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Alfred Noyes
 
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