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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I like this poetry book more for the illustrations.

Illustrations of anamorphic imagery, seen as distortions of optical images, enhance a version of one of Carl Sandburg’s most beloved poems, complete with the poet’s own fascinating method of calculation. Hardcover27 pages. Rebecca Tversky marked it as to-read Aug 31, For more info see http: Kezia marked it as to-read Nov 03, Evelia marked it as to-read Nov 11, I’ve spend years and years racking my brain trying to remember just a little bit of the poem to search for it and now I’ve finally found it!

My grandmother had typed a copy for me when I was in grade school, but I lost it. Vinia Faye marked it as to-read Mar 12, Jhellllllllll rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Hi Marj, This is especially an answer to the wish of Marj. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Jun 13, Heather Edrington rated it really liked it Shelves: Oct 15, Miri rated it liked it Shelves: Kelly marked it as to-read Jan 08, The best page is the one where you hold the mylar sheet included in the front cover in a cylindrical shape, or around a soda can, and place it on the page. Poems by Carl Sandburg: Amrenej Valledor marked it as to-read Jan 16, Awesome poem, I always hated anything to do with arithmetic but i have seen them in different light.

Enjoyed it thoroughly, though I have always been scared of the subject in school.

Lien marked it as to-read Jan 10, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Autumn rated it it was ok Nov 08, Read aloud to students in 1st through 3rd grade.

They are sometimes huge, sometimes small, something curvy, sometimes diagonal, depending on what is written on the page. Ha ha ha A humorous poem on arithmetics, really enjoyable. I enjoyed this book.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ash Connell rated it it was amazing Jan 15, BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 19, Open Preview See a Problem? It looks very cool. Marlon writhmetic it as to-read Dec 01, Carl August Sandburg was an American writer and editor, best known for his poetry.


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Someone please help me with the line by line explanation sxndburg this poem Report Reply. Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg. He won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for his poetry and another for a biography of Abraham Lincoln.

Betsy Brown rated it it was amazing Sep 06, It was quick and easy to read as well saandburg informative. To ask other readers questions about Arithmeticplease sign up.

Arithmetic – Poem by Carl Sandburg

I am not a literary buff however I feel the member Daniel Brick would be better to ask. The story that accompanies the pictures is short but good. I like the whimsical nature of the poem.

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