Carl Sandburg

6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967 / Illinois

Blue Ridge

BORN a million years ago you stay here a million years ...
watching the women come and live and be laid away ...
you and they thin-gray thin-dusk lovely.
So it goes: either the early morning lights are lovely or the early morning star.
I am glad I have seen racehorses, women, mountains.
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