Hog Butcher for the World, Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, Player with Railroads and the Nation’s Freight Handler; Stormy, husky, brawling, City of the Big Shoulders
Check out our New York Times Poetry Pairing for this week - Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago” (Poetry, March 1914) is illuminated by a recent article on Chicago’s rails.

Hog Butcher for the World,
Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
Player with Railroads and the Nation’s Freight Handler;
Stormy, husky, brawling,
City of the Big Shoulders

Check out our New York Times Poetry Pairing for this week - Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago” (Poetry, March 1914) is illuminated by a recent article on Chicago’s rails.

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