The Daily Poem
Carl Sandberg's "The Long Shadow of Lincoln - A Litany"
Today's poem is by Carl Sandburg, (born Jan. 6, 1878, Galesburg, Ill., U.S.—died July 22, 1967, Flat Rock, N.C.), American poet, historian, novelist, and folklorist. --Britannica.com
William Wordsworth's "London, 1802"
Today's poem is by "William Wordsworth, (born April 7, 1770,Cockermouth,Cumberland, England—died April 23, 1850, Rydal Mount, Westmorland), English poet whoseLyrical Ballads(1798), written withSamuel Taylor Coleridge, helped launch the EnglishRomantic movement." --bio from Britannica.com.
Song of Songs: Chapter 8
Today's poem comes from one of the more famous passages of religious writing -- Song of Songs, chapter 8.