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Comment 41 of 381, added on March 1st, 2010 at 5:37 PM.
E.E cummings

Ok im haveing trouble on his R-P-O-P-H-E-S-S-A-G-R poem i have no clue what
he is saying anyone have a clue so they could help me?

gary
Comment 40 of 381, added on January 9th, 2010 at 10:08 PM.

i lik dis guys poems.. they mske me think. my teacher showed them 2 us dis
year.

carolin from United States
Comment 39 of 381, added on December 2nd, 2009 at 8:14 PM.
E.E. Cummings

im in 8th grade and i have to do a project on this poet. this poem is often
seen in many places and as of today i really love this poem. it took me 1
week to figure out wat it means but as i kept reading and reading i really
understood what it meant...

Maggie from United States
Comment 38 of 381, added on September 5th, 2009 at 7:51 AM.

Hello. The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
I am from Germany and also am speaking English, tell me right I wrote the
following sentence: "He is a state-of-the-art, other nothing with a
effective metabolism who is much cowed utilizing an foxglove."

Thanks for the help ;), Robi.

Robi from Liberia
Comment 37 of 381, added on March 30th, 2009 at 8:02 PM.

Cummings is a part of the Imagist movement. They believe that a theme or an
idea can be conveyed in just one image. Everything is the poem is meant to
emphasize the one image, which in this case is the grasshopper hopping. He
wants to give an image of a grasshopper actually bouncing across the page,
which is used to emphasize his idea.

Lauren from United States
Comment 36 of 381, added on March 8th, 2009 at 1:47 PM.

I am doing a research paper on E.E. Cummings, and when i first saw this
poem I thought that my computer was messed up. Now I realize the amazing
thought that went in to construct this poem. Cummings really did paint a
picture for me and I loved decoding his message!
This is truly one of my favorite poems!

Allison from Ireland
Comment 35 of 381, added on February 27th, 2009 at 8:52 PM.

e e cummings is my favorite poet..i know all his poems by heart. my teacher
first showed me this poem when i was in 7th grade, at first i didnt get it.
but over the years i understood it! now im in 11th grade and i still love
his work! thank you e e cummings!

Brittney Kogut from United States
Comment 34 of 381, added on August 30th, 2007 at 7:07 PM.

Grasshopper.
Who as we look up now gathering into a T, he leaps arriving to
rearrangingly become grasshopper.

I love this poem. Really Really.

Annette
Comment 33 of 381, added on May 29th, 2007 at 9:04 PM.

i'm in 7th grade and i was assigned this poem to figure out. it took me 3
hours!!!!!!!!! :( actually, i didn't really do it, which is why i now love
this site

Casey from United States
Comment 32 of 381, added on April 8th, 2007 at 4:15 PM.

Okay, check this out...you guys are all missing the 'a' so you end up with
the wrong translation. This is a letter-for-letter translation - nothing
added or left out - no personal interpretations. Enjoy!

grasshopper
who
as we look
up now gathering
GRASSHOPPER
into-
a T he leaps!:
arriving grasshopper
to rearrangingly
become
grasshopper


paul from Canada

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Poet: e.e. cummings
Poem: r-p-o-p-h-e-s-s-a-g-r
Added: Jan 31 2004
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Poem of the Day: Feb 19 2005


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