David Nagler has set some of Carl Sandburg's Chicago Poems to music. The work includes an all-star cast of Chicago musicians, including Robbie Fulks, Sally Timms and Jon Langford of the Mekons, and Jeff Tweedy of Wilco. Under the Harvest Moon and Theme in Yellow are especially autumnal. More about the project here.
American Verse Project is assembling an electronic archive of volumes of American poetry. Most of the archive is made up of 19th century poetry, although a few 18th century and early 20th century texts are included. Notables Include: Edgar Allen Poe, Carl Sandburg, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emily Dickinson (Series , , ), Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), James Russell Lowell. [more inside]