Sandburg

Fight - Carl Sandburg

Red drips from my chin where I have been eating.
Not all the blood, nowhere near all, is wiped off my mouth.
Clots of red mess my hair And the tiger, the buffalo, know how.
I was a killer. Yes, I am a killer.
I come from killing. I go to more. I drive red joy ahead of me from killing. Red gluts and red hungers run in the smears and juices of my inside bones: The child cries for a suck mother and I cry for war.