The People, Yes

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The People, Yes
Carl Sandburg, The People, Yes, cover.jpg
First edition
Author Carl Sandburg
Language English
Genre Poetry
Publisher Harcourt, Brace & Company (US)
Publication date
1936
Media type Print

The People, Yes is a book-length poem written by Carl Sandburg and published in 1936. The 300 page work is thoroughly interspersed with references to American culture, phrases, and stories (such as the legend of Paul Bunyan). Published at the height of the Great Depression, the work lauds the perseverance of the American people in notably plain-spoken language.