he started it

Christofo Colombo

Mysterious Biography

Christofo Colombo was a hungry man,
hunted himself halfway round the world;
he began poor, panhandled, ended in jail,
Christofo so hungry, Christofo so poor,
Christofo in the chilly, steel bracelets,
honorable, distinguished Christofo Colombo.

Carl Sandberg

[image from John Mitchell]

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Published on October 13, 2003 11:24 AM.

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