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frank kretschmer wrote:

> I am almost tempted to write a "To the Ghost of Carl Sandburg" poem in
> return. It is so strange with the man: There is so much you can
> criticize about him: at times he is so repetitive, so often
> oversimplifying things (in his Newspaper Articles as well), a patriot
> to an (for me) almost unbearable degree (at times a socialist though);
> and then you come across poems like this, and they are, well, great
> poems in their way. Since I don't have his Complete Poems: when was it
> written?

Hi Frank,
     "To the Ghost of John Milton" was published in Sandburg's 1928
_Good Morning America_.

Marcia