Carl Sandburg

Here you will find the Poem Hell on the Wabash of poet Carl Sandburg

Hell on the Wabash

When country fiddlers held a convention in 
Danville, the big money went to a barn dance 
artist who played Turkey in the Straw, with 
They asked him the name of the piece calling 
it a humdinger and he answered, "I call it 
'Hell on the Wabash.'" 
The two next best were The Speckled Hen, and 
Sweet Potatoes Grow in Sandy Land, with