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Chicago

Chicago

by Carl Sandburg

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

High School, Schmigh-School

Sandburg didn't go to high school, but he did go to college. (Source.)

Brothers in Art 

Sandburg's brother-in-law was the influential photographer Edward Steichen. (Source)

Farmer of Goats

In his later years, Sandburg lived with his wife on a 240-acre goat farm in North Carolina. (Source.)

Chi-Town Cha-Ching! 

"Chicago" won Sandburg a pretty hefty prize of $200 when it was first published back in the day in Poetry magazine. (Source.)

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