• Carl Sandburg Home Spring

    Carl Sandburg Home

    National Historic Site North Carolina

Sandburg Poetry

Throughout his career, Carl Sandburg's works reflected the face of America and her experiences. Whether this was war, poverty, civil rights, or immigration, Carl wrote what he chose to observe. His talents as a poet earned him the 1951 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for his Complete Poems and, more importantly, an everlasting imprint on American culture.

Use the links above to explore some of Sandburg's award winning poetry.

Fog written in Sandburg's handwriting.

Did You Know?


Carl Sandburg Home NHS’s museum collection includes 16 woodblock prints by the iconic Japanese artist, Hokusai (1760-1849). The woodblock prints are some of the many art pieces collected by the Sandburg family.