American Culture · American Literature · Chicago Literary Renaissance · Classic · Collection · Poetry

Carl Sandburg

WISHES left on your lips
The mark of their wings.
Regrets fly kites in your eyes.

— Carl Sandburg, “Wistful,” Smoke and Steel. (Kessinger Publishing, LLC, December 1, 2004) Originally published January 1st 1960.

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