I Love Edward Estlin Cummings

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    Intro To Ee Through A Song

    I was first introduced to this poetic genius by a song version of: i thank you God for most this amazing i thank You God for most this amazing day:for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky;and for everything wich is natural which is infinite...
    gavmac gavmac
    46-50, M
    Aug 21, 2010

    The One Quote I Know

    I heard this quote off my favorite show One Tree Hill. I wrote it down cause I liked it. "To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing it's best night and day to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop...
    Melody08 Melody08
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 25, 2008

    If These Lips...

    When I was in my late teens my then lover -an English teacher-introduced me to ee cummings. Wonderful poet! I have so many "favourites" but the best of the best, for me, is: if these lips which i have loved should touch another's and your own sweet fingers clutch...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Nov 17, 2009

    We'll Have Our Balloon

    My favourite of his poems: who knows if the moon's...  (VII) who knows if the moon's a balloon,coming out of a keen city in the sky--filled with pretty people? (and if you and i should get into it,if they should take me and take you into their balloon, why then we...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2008

    His Language Transcends Rules

    We have those feelings in which words are so inadequate when we try to describe them that we end up being powerless in regards to our communication.  The modernist poet recognised this, recognised that what they needed to convey was honest and full and yet the traditional...
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    1 Response Oct 30, 2008

    A Poem By Edward Estlin Cummings

    e.e. cummings - i have found what you are like     i have found what you are like the rain, (Who feathers frightened fields with the superior dust-of-sleep. wields easily the pale club of the wind and swirled justly souls of flower strike the air...
    aftermath aftermath
    61-65, F
    4 Responses Oct 17, 2008

    One of My Favorites

    since feeling is firstwho pays any attentionto the syntax of thingswill never wholly kiss you;wholly to be a foolwhile Spring is in the worldmy blood approves,and kisses are a far better fatethan wisdomlady i swear by all flowers. Don't cry--the best gesture of my brain is less...
    fitterhappiervelcro fitterhappiervelcro
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 21, 2008


    He's a relative of my family on my Dad's side!     You never know if there are any famous people in your family tree! Researching the tree often,and you could be surprised!
    cryingoveryou cryingoveryou
    41-45, F
    Aug 24, 2009

    My Favorite Poet Of All Times

    A man turned me onto this poet and he is my favorite. I just recently bought his entire compilation. Below is one of my favorites and what I consider to be his funniest. May i feel said he (I’ll squeal said she Just once said he) It’s fun said she (may I touch said he How...
    akindheart akindheart
    61-65, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2012
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