(6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967 / Illinois)


Maybe he believes me, maybe not.
Maybe I can marry him, maybe not.

Maybe the wind on the prairie,
The wind on the sea, maybe,
Somebody, somewhere, maybe can tell.

I will lay my head on his shoulder
And when he asks me I will say yes,

by Carl Sandburg

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Talk about standing the test of time.