The fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on
Born: 6 January 1878, Illinois, USA
Died: 22 July 1967, North Carolina, USA
Sandburg was a poet, journalist, biographer, and editor. He received three Pulitzer Prizes; two for poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. He was regarded as a leading figure in contemporary literature during his lifetime. In his day he enjoyed unrivalled appeal as a poet.