Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests; snug as a gun.
Under my window, a clean rasping sound
When the spade sinks into gravelly ground: 192 more words
E. E. Cummings was an incredibly experimental American poet, born 1894 and died 1962. Cummings almost altered the meanings of words in the English language, creating his own codes that each reader would understand in their own way, and deviating from traditional forms, sometimes scattering letters across the page. 794 more words