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If - E. E. Cummings

1894-1962

If freckles were lovely, and day was night,
And measles were nice and a lie wasn’t a lie,
Life would be delight,—
But things couldn’t go right… 84 more words

Poetry

Why I Was Late for Our Meeting

“Your head is a living forest full of songbirds.” — e.e. cummings

I was held up by irises
that demanded I stop
to look closely — I didn’t think… 267 more words

Poetry

may my heart always be open to little birds

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by E. E. Cummings

may my heart always be open to little
birds who are the secrets of living
whatever they sing is better than to know… 19 more words

Without Laughter: A Quote

The most wasted of all days is the one without laughter. ~E.E Cummings

Laughter, like food, is the one other universal language that every person on this planet not only enjoys but needs to survive.

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Musing

T.S. Eliot & Falling for Poetry

For the longest time I had a bias for reading prose instead of poetry.

Classic or “The Cannon”-accepted poetry was often too abstract, too dense, or too obscure for me to grasp. 783 more words

Writing

146 Poems By e e cummings, Kenny G And Joan La Barbara #1-#2

O the sun comes up-up-up in the opening

sky(the all the

any merry every pretty each

bird sings birds sing

gay-be-gay because today’s today)the

romp cries i and the me purrs… 46 more words

Literature