Favorite Quote from Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago”

“Under the smoke, dust all over his mouth, laughing with white teeth,

Under the terrible burden of  destiny laughing as a young man laughs,

Laughing even as an ignorant fighter laughs who has never lost a battle,

Bragging and laughing that under his wrist is the pulse, and under his ribs the heart of the people,

Laughing!”

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