Sandburg’s classic poem has timeless appeal for all those, young and old, who have ever struggled with the seeming intractibility of math (“Arithmetic is where. Arithmetic. Carl Sandburg. “Arithmetic” is a free verse poem – a poem without rhyme or regular meter. In this poem, Carl Sandburg lists his thoughts. Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your head. Arithmetic tells you how many you lose or win if you know how many you had before you.

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The artwork is intriguing. Dane Arvee marked it as to-read Dec 04, This was a lot more interesting after I read the explanation, which is, for some reason, at the end of the book. Mencken called Carl Sandburg “indubitably an American in every pulse-beat”. Ha ha ha A humorous poem on arithmetics, really enjoyable.

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They are sometimes huge, sometimes small, something curvy, sometimes diagonal, depending on what is written on the page. Good for middle school math. Maya rated it liked it May 30, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Poem: Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg

He won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for his poetry and another for a biography of Abraham Lincoln. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I enjoyed this book. Karen added it Jul 26, Awesome poem, I always sandbugr anything to do with arithmetic but i have seen them in different light.


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The story that accompanies the pictures sanburg short but good. Rebecca Tversky marked it as to-read Aug 31, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Jun 13, Sara Taylor-hughes rated it liked it Shelves: This adds emphasis to understanding and staying engaged. Marwa Arafa marked it as to-read Apr 08, Carl August Sandburg was an American writer and editor, best known for his poetry.

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Hi Marj, This is especially arithmtic answer to the wish of Marj. You hold the book partially open and look with your eye close to the red arrow.