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Grass by Carl Sandburg (1878-1967)

Grass by Carl Sandburg (1878-1967)

  Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) Grass Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo. Shovel them under and let me work— I am the grass; I cover all. And pile them high at Gettysburg And pile them high at Ypres and Verdun. Shovel them under and let me work. Two years, ten years, and passengers ask…

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Trust

Trust

Look down You’re on Wood swaying on Water? Mist and fog obscure Boards of wood on Slow waves. For the fog to clear, You’ll have to wait. Now, you could step off, The board might capsize, And you could swim to shore. You stay. You can’t see the waves, But they comfort you. The wait…

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