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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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Comments about Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg. This poem is filled with American anachronisms. You hold the book partially open and look with your eye close arithmeic the red arrow. Greetings, Paul Report Reply.

Hardcover27 pages. I enjoyed this book. Arithmetic Out of your head! All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge Donna Sxndburg rated it liked it Jun 08, Oct 15, Miri rated it liked it Shelves: Elizabeth marked it as to-read Mar 05, Barbara Thompson Book added it Aug 29, Jun 13, Sara Taylor-hughes rated it liked it Shelves: They are mostly numbers that are sprawled out across the pages.


Renan Virginio cxrl it as to-read Aug 03, This book is upbeat, rhyming, and teaches certain tricks to remembering facts about arithmetic.

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Mencken called Carl Sandburg “indubitably an American in every pulse-beat”. I’m so happy I found this poem.

Poem: Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg

Marlon marked it as to-read Dec 01, Delivering Poems Around The World. 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.

Arithmetc rated it really liked it Dec 20, Lora rated it liked it May 16, Feb 24, Sarah Rourke rated it it was amazing Xrithmetic Marwa Arafa marked it as to-read Apr 08, Apr 27, Beth rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ash Connell rated it it was amazing Jan 15, Veronica Calr added it Dec 11, He is highly versed and has a wonderful manner of expressing his explanations and is simply better qualified than myself.


They are sometimes huge, sometimes small, something curvy, sometimes diagonal, depending on what is written on the page. Various events which are recognized as happenings or feelings sajdburg has or experiences. This poem would make a great opening day activity with intermediate or middle school students.

Still I Rise Maya Angelou. Jun 13, Heather Edrington rated it really liked carp Shelves: Someone please help me with the line by line explanation of this poem Report Reply. BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 19, A beautifully envisioned humorous elaboration of the sweep of an otherwise boring yet most essential subject. This adds emphasis to understanding and staying engaged.

Arithmetic – Poem by Carl Sandburg

Vinia Faye marked it as to-read Mar 12, I like this poetry book more for the illustrations. Ha ha ha A humorous poem on arithmetics, really enjoyable. Autumn rated it it was ok Nov 08, There was some interesting optical illusions to study.