1] Harrison Street: an east-west principal thoroughfare crossing the Chicago River in the downtown area. Grand Central Station is found on this busy street.
4] Hustles: prostitutes herself.
10] bull: policeman, cop.
Online text copyright © 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department
of English, University of Toronto.
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Original text: Carl Sandburg, Chicago Poems (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1916), p. 152. PS 3537 A618C5 1916 Robarts Library.
First publication date: 1916
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: RPO 1998.
Recent editing: 4:2002/3/7
Form: Free Verse
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