For whatever we lose (like a you or a me),
It’s always our self we find in the sea.
—E. E. Cummings
from the poem “7 more words
This poem is actually a Scottish song that turns up under the name of the celebrated Scottish poet Robert Burns in anthologies. It appears that Burns did not author it, but perhaps tweaked, polished, or presented it in a better way, as part of his project to preserve old Scottish songs. 203 more words
Hey guys! In honor of National Poetry Day being in a week, I decided to post a few of my favorite poems. Hopefully, by the time National Poetry Day swings around, I’ll have written another poem or two (school has kept me incredibly busy), but for now I’ll share a few of my favorites. 764 more words