"Chicago" is a poem by Carl Sandburg, about the U.S. city of Chicago. It first appeared in Poetry, March 1914, the first of nine poems collectively titled "Chicago Poems". It was republished in 1916 in Sandburg's first mainstream collection of poems, also titled Chicago Poems.
This poem is in the public domain. Carl Sandburg was awarded three Pulitzer Prizes in his lifetime—the first in 1919 for his poetry collection Corn Huskers , the second in 1940 for his biography Abraham Lincoln: The War Years , and the third in 1951 for Complete Poems .
Chicago by Carl Sanburg ‘Chicago’ written by Carl Sandburg is a poem of admiration and self-defense. It was published in his collection Chicago poems. His poems are a living example of his admiration for America.
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Carl Sandburg’s poem ‘Chicago’ celebrates both the virtues and vices of the city. It begins with a disconnected list of occupations found in Chicago (hog butcher, tool maker, stacker of wheat). He compares Chicago city to a labourer by calling it ‘ Hog Butcher for the World’ and ‘City of the Big Shoulders’ to Chicago.
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Carl Sandburg was virtually unknown to the literary world when, in 1914, a group of his poems appeared in the nationally circulated Poetry magazine. Two years later his book Chicago Poems was published, and the thirty-eight-year-old author found himself on the brink of a career that would bring him international acclaim.
A grouch is a person who somehow can manage to find something wrong with even the good old days.