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Collected Works of E. E. Cummings

By Cummings, E. E.

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Reproduction Date: 2007
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Title: Collected Works of E. E. Cummings  
Author: Cummings, E. E.
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Poetry, Verse drama
Collections: Poetry Collection
Historic
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Publisher: World Public Library Association

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Cummings, E. E. (n.d.). Collected Works of E. E. Cummings. Retrieved from http://www.worldebooklibrary.org/


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Poetry

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Excerpt: If freckles were lovely, and day was night, // And measles were nice and a lie warn't a lie, // Life would be delight,- // But things couldn't go right // For in such a sad plight // I wouldn't be I. // If earth was heaven and now was hence, // And past was present, and false was true, // There might be some sense // But I'd be in suspense // For on such a pretense // You wouldn't be you. // If fear was plucky, and globes were square, // And dirt was cleanly and tears were glee // Things would seem fair,- // Yet they'd all despair, // For if here was there // We wouldn't be we. // e.e. cummings // The Eagle // 1 // It was one of those clear,sharp.mustless days // That summer and man delight in. // Never had Heaven seemed quite so high, // Never had earth seemed quite so green, // Never had the world seemed quite so clean // Or sky so nigh. // And I heard the Deity's voice in // The sun's warm rays, // And the white cloud's intricate maze, // And the blue sky's beautiful sheen. // 2 // I looked to the heavens and saw him there,- // A black speck downward drifting, // Nearer and nearer he steadily sailed, // Nearer and nearer he slid through space...

 

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