Old Osawatomie

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Cornhuskers by Carl Sandburg
Old Osawatomie
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OLD OSAWATOMIE

John Brown's body under the morning stars.

Six feet of dust under the morning stars.

And a panorama of war performs itself

Over the six-foot stage of circling armies.

Room for Gettysburg, Wilderness, Chickamauga,

On a six-foot stage of dust.