Today (July 22) marks the anniversary of the death of poet Carl Sandburg…
We honor the occasion with five of our favorite poems by him…
The Skyscraper Loves Night
Smoke and Steel
(Available as FREE Ebook on the page linked above)
One by one lights of a skyscraper fling their
checkering cross work on the velvet gown of night.
I believe the skyscraper loves night as a woman and
brings her playthings she asks for brings her a
And loves the white of her shoulders hidden under
the dark feel of it all.
The masonry of steel looks to the night for somebody
He is a little dizzy and almost dances … waiting