Forgive us if we work so hard
And the muscles bunch clumsy on us
And we never know why we work so hard -
If the big houses with little families
And the little houses with big families
Sneer at each other’s bars of misunderstanding.
(pg. 11, from “The Windy City”)
(from Slabs of the Sunburnt West by Carl Sandburg)
6*/10. The complete review is here.