Chicago Poems

Read by KevinS

(5 stars; 2 reviews)

"Chicago Poems" was Carl Sandburg's first collection published by a mainstream publishing house. This slender volume contains at least two of Sandburg's best known poems: "Chicago" and the haiku-like "Fog." (Summary by KevinS) (1 hr 47 min)


Chicago Poems, Part 1 23:43 Read by KevinS
Chicago Poems, Part 2 22:40 Read by KevinS
Handfuls 3:29 Read by KevinS
War Poems (1914-1915) 9:37 Read by KevinS
The Road and the End 9:18 Read by KevinS
Fogs and Fires 14:48 Read by KevinS
Shadows 5:15 Read by KevinS
Other Days (1900-1910) 18:44 Read by KevinS


Vivid Abstractions

(5 stars)

KevinS did a spectacular job reading this entrancing collection of Sandburg’s prose poetry — a cascade of word pictures tumbling vigorously forth in endless succession, read at just the right pace to avoid sentimentality yet capture the elements of truth within.