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Analysis and comments on the way to hump a cow is not... (14) by e.e. cummings

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Comment 18 of 298, added on February 7th, 2008 at 8:13 PM.

How old is this audience, I wonder. This poem is FUNNY folks. Remember
HUMOR - I don't dare put a question mark behind any of the comments I make
for fear it "will be removed." I always believed this poem was written in
response to Ernest Hemmingway's huge bestseller, "The Sun Also Rises,"
which was lauded and drooled over by cummings' mortal enemy - 'the world of
Academe.' But regardless of WHY it was written, you should be able to GET
the satirical, humorous tone of this poem. What a bunch of dummies.

Fran from United States
Comment 17 of 298, added on February 6th, 2008 at 9:30 AM.

id rather hump an ashlee

jesus from Iceland
Comment 16 of 298, added on May 31st, 2007 at 1:01 PM.

T think this is a very gross poem and is totally unbelivable.

kimberley Szarek from United States
Comment 15 of 298, added on April 18th, 2007 at 10:04 AM.

this poem makes me glad that I delete most of the cow patties eventually.

Comment 14 of 298, added on May 4th, 2006 at 7:55 PM.

cow pussy smells funny.....

Kau Huumper from Czech Republic
Comment 13 of 298, added on March 22nd, 2006 at 7:52 AM.

I really liked this poem me and my boyfriend Jacob Dobson tryed what
everybody else did humping a cow it was awesome it really does work. Now Me
and my boyfriend do it all the time

Brandon Parsons from United States
Comment 12 of 298, added on March 22nd, 2006 at 7:42 AM.

This poem is somewhat weird. but then i thought about it and then i started
humping cow and it went MOOOOOOOO!!!!

Jordon Dobson from United States
Comment 11 of 298, added on March 19th, 2006 at 10:59 PM.

e.e. cummings wrote this poem as a political satire. I absolutely love it.
Although he did write it with obvious political undertones (uncle toms and
vote) its sing-songy rhythm and rhyming nature givie it a humorous feeling.
cummings, although an amazingly talented and opinionated man wrote poetry
such as this for its hilarity. C'mon folks... humping cows is funny (when
you write about it) please please please don't over analyze this poem and
ruin it.

Amanda from United States
Comment 10 of 298, added on March 13th, 2006 at 1:21 PM.

I have been to American only a few months and often drive by cows while I
am on my way to the border. I tried humping a cow after first reading this
poem because I wanted to be american-like (americans are odd and strange,
but they invented mcdonalds and those are made of cows!) But my stool
wasn't long enough--but I did give the cow a tip for it's services. The
milk was rather nice to drink.. better than the milk from my homeland.

Mikey James from Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)
Comment 9 of 298, added on March 13th, 2006 at 1:13 PM.

Wow I think cows are hot now. Next time I tip one over. I will try to
reinact this poem..mooo

Lindsay from United States

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