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Carl Sandburg (1878–1967).  Cornhuskers.  1918.
 
90. Old Osawatomie
 
 
JOHN BROWN’S body under the morning stars.
Six feet of dust under the morning stars.
And a panorama of war performs itself
Over the six-foot stage of circling armies.
Room for Gettysburg, Wilderness, Chickamauga,        5
On a six-foot stage of dust.
 

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