Carl Sandburg's sea quote

Carl Sandburg is one of my favorite poets from my early University life. I been running across his poems again. That poet speaks to me. My position was aways that the Ocean demands respect. If you don't give it respect that the it demands, it will punish you without mercy.

"The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect."

—Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), U.S. poet. Two Nocturnes.


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