Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, JUNGHEIMER'S, by CARL SANDBURG

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JUNGHEIMER'S, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: In western fields of corn and northern timber lands
Last Line: Riots.
Subject(s): Bars & Bartenders; Pubs; Taverns; Saloons

IN western fields of corn and northern timber lands,
They talk about me, a saloon with a soul,
The soft red lights, the long curving bar,
The leather seats and dim corners,
Tall brass spittoons, a nigger cutting ham,
And the painting of a woman half-dressed thrown reckless across a bed after a night of booze and

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