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Comment 159 of 449, added on April 14th, 2008 at 1:47 PM.

i believe this poem to be amazing. Most of his work is extremely sexual,
(this one only alludes to it somewhat,) but what he says about love and
life. The people who can get something from his creativity and allow it to
inspire and change them are truly blessed.

Veronica from United States
Comment 158 of 449, added on March 27th, 2008 at 3:27 PM.

i read this and it reminds of how bad japan is they can suck it

chi lan cho from China
Comment 157 of 449, added on March 5th, 2008 at 3:16 AM.

I read the poems of cummings to my children when they were just tads. They
loved them, especially this one and in just spring. Then I found his Fairy
Tales. Perhaps there are many adults who "down they forgot as up they
grew" but my children understood and thanked me for giving them the gift of

asialane from Korea, South
Comment 156 of 449, added on March 1st, 2008 at 6:25 PM.

i have to write a research paper on this guy and i sware i am going to die
because it is so boring ow can you write 5 pages on some poet who wrote
about stupid boring things and lived a boring life aghhhhhhhh

myob from United States
Comment 155 of 449, added on February 19th, 2008 at 2:30 PM.


Jade from United States
Comment 154 of 449, added on February 18th, 2008 at 5:27 PM.

I agree. He takes fairly large johnsons up the ass. lmfao

Ashley from United States
Comment 153 of 449, added on February 6th, 2008 at 9:55 AM.

I set this poem to music (for a cappella vocal ensemble) in 1984; you can
listen to a recording of this piece here:


Michael Pelz-Sherman from United States
Comment 152 of 449, added on December 16th, 2007 at 11:11 PM.

i read in 'the poetry and pose of ee cummings' by robert e wegner, that
this poem refers to his father. you see, he loved his father very much and
considered him to be a very wise, and gentile man; hence writing this poem
about him.

this remains to be my favorite poem, and is next to my bed. for the first
week i had it up, i would read it every night and cry. it is a very
touching poem :]

ani hovhannisyan from United States
Comment 151 of 449, added on December 1st, 2007 at 11:04 AM.

My teacher introduced this to us a couple weeks ago and I dont really
understand it but i like it

Mike from Canada
Comment 150 of 449, added on October 18th, 2007 at 7:05 PM.

the poem was amazing

sally e ripkin from Zimbabwe

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Poet: e.e. cummings
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