The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on. “Fog” is a poem by Carl Sandburg. It first appeared in. Fog by Carl Sandburg. Fog Learning Guide by PhD students from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley. FOG. by: Carl Sandburg (). Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Share0. HE fog comes; on little cat feet. It sits looking; over harbor and city; on silent haunches.

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Carl Sandburg’s Other Poems. This service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. The World of Carl Sandburg. Proof that poetry need not be long to be effective.

This poem is in the public domain. I remember the emotion with which I first read many of these poems Your life is gone just like the fog. This poem has been frequently anthologized. Fog Carl Sandburg- A cat is an independent animal, it doesn’t follow rules, it slips and slides in and sandbug of our lives as it pleases, just like fog, which knows no boundaries. This is one of my favorite poems of all time. After encountering several August Johnsons in his job for the railroad, the Sandburg’s father renamed the family.

Same with the fog.


You cannot see through or into it, much like trying to understand a cat—you can only get so far. His poems are published online and in print. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on. Some articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. They are chums of the books of the old John Marshall. Carl Sandburg Reading Fog and other Poems.

Fog – Poem by Carl Sandburg

They can fix themselves onto an object or creature, seemingly in a trance, yet they appear to be moving in a most mysterious fashion. Commons Wikibooks Wikiquote Wikisource texts.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Let the nanny goats and the billy goats of the shanty people eat the clover over my grave and if any yellow hair or. Leave this field blank. Poems by Carl Sandburg: Sandbueg is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service.

Indeed I do Jonathan. We partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. The fog comes on little cat feet. One review described highlights of Davis’s performance, including:.

At a time when he was carrying a book of Japanese Haikuhe went to interview a juvenile court judge, and he had cut through Grant Park and saw the fog over Chicago sandbufg. Comments about Fog by Carl Sandburg. This is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. John the Divine in New York in With these three volumes, Sandburg became known for his free verse poems that portrayed industrial America.


While serving, Sandburg met a student at Lombard College, the small school located in Sandburg’s hometown. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.

They become totally relaxed but when they want to move they do so usually on their own terms.

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Fog by Carl Sandburg – Poems | Academy of American Poets

Only sandgurg cat can move in such a way, almost imperceptibly, and in complete silence. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. By keeping the lines short, the poet is controlling the pace, keeping it slow. The poem is an extended metaphor, sadburg poet seeing the fog as a cat that comes on tiny, silent feet, as cats do when they are stalking for example. The simple metaphor and imagery in this poem are awesome beyond compare! The image of fog coming on little cat feet is hauntingly beautiful.