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Friday, 3 April 2020

Those Who Sneer


        And having answered, so i turn once more to those who sneer at this my city, and i give them back the sneer and say to them : Come and show me another city with lifted head singing so proud to be alive and coarse and strong and cunning.

excerpt from
Chicago
Carl Sandburg
1916

image
Elliot Erwitt

               https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/12840/chicago

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