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Carl Sandburg (1878–1967).  Cornhuskers.  1918.
 
30. Southern Pacific
 
 
HUNTINGTON sleeps in a house six feet long.
Huntington dreams of railroads he built and owned.
Huntington dreams of ten thousand men saying: Yes, sir.
 
Blithery sleeps in a house six feet long.
Blithery dreams of rails and ties he laid.        5
Blithery dreams of saying to Huntington: Yes, sir.
 
Huntington,
Blithery, sleep in houses six feet long.
 

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