March 1914, the first of nine poems collectively titled “Chicago Poems”. Sandburg as a major figure in contemporary literature. Chicago its defiance of New York, Boston, Philadelphia, London, Paris, Berlin chicago carl sandburg pdf Rome.
The poem sort of says “Maybe we ain’t got culture, but we’re eatin’ regular. All of these tendencies are manifest in “Chicago” itself. City of the Big Shoulders,” is taken from the poem’s fifth line. Carl Sandburg, Chicago Poems, cover.