Sandburg's early writings dealt with his belief in social justice and equality and were written in such a way that they barely resembled what most people thought of as poetry. "I Am the People, the Mob" from the Chicago Poems is an example.
He is interested in atmosphere....The
new sapience, it seems to me, is what Sandburg fails to show."(clc 35,347) Now,
on the other hand Amy Lowell, another critic, has a complete opposite view on
the poem's by Carl Sandburg.
Summer Grass, poem by Carl Sandburg | Silver Birch Press
Carl Sandburg's evocations of American
urban and , compassion for people, and his love of nature, through his
works have made an enormous contribution to the American literary scene.