Published on Academy of American Poets (https://poets.org)


Window

Night from a railroad car window
Is a great, dark, soft thing
Broken across with slashes of light. 

Credit


This poem is in the public domain.

Author


Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg was awarded three Pulitzer Prizes in his lifetime—the first in 1919 for his poetry collection Corn Huskers, the second in 1940 for his biography Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, and the third in 1951 for Complete Poems.

Date Published: 1916-01-01

Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/window-0