Comment 2 of 12, added on January 30th, 2005 at 11:44 PM.
If I may use a quote from the movie Moulin Rouge "the greatest thing we'll
ever learn is just to love and be loved in return". I think the first part
of Cumming's poem captures this idea that basically love is the essence of
life and being, everything else is secondary. All places (or events
perhaps) transpire from our desire for love. Brightness of peace may infer
how crystal clear this mission in life is once one knows what they are
Yes is a positive word from my point of view - but I'm not entirely sure I
understand the second verse, I mean what does "skillfully curled" imply???
from New Zealand
Comment 1 of 12, added on November 13th, 2004 at 11:37 PM.
I find it interesting how cummings miss spells words and replaces words
with others to create a deeper meaning. I was wondering what other people
think cumings was trying to say with this poem?
from United States
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