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Carl Sandburg (1878–1967).  Cornhuskers.  1918.
 
79. Have Me
 
 
HAVE me in the blue and the sun.
Have me on the open sea and the mountains.
 
When I go into the grass of the sea floor, I will go alone.
This is where I came from—the chlorine and the salt are blood and bones.
It is here the nostrils rush the air to the lungs. It is here oxygen clamors to be let in.        5
And here in the root grass of the sea floor I will go alone.
 
Love goes far. Here love ends.
Have me in the blue and the sun.
 

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