There is a blue star, Janet, Fifteen years' ride from us, If we ride a hundred miles an hour. There is a white star, Janet, Forty years' ride from us, If we ride a hundred miles an hour. Shall we ride To the blue star Or the white star?
- by Carl Sandburg (1878 - 1967), "Baby Toes", appears in Smoke and Steel, first published 1920 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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