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e.e. cummings - yes is a pleasant country... (XXXVIII)

yes is a pleasant country:
if's wintry
(my lovely)
let's open the year

both is the very weather
(no...

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Poet: e.e. cummings
Poem: yes is a pleasant country... (XXXVIII)

Comment 9 of 9, added on September 23rd, 2011 at 1:08 PM.
e.e cummings, yes is a pleasant country

I am a 10 years old girl. I was reading this little poem because I am home from school with a cold. It took me a little bit to figure it out what it meant. But when I did I wrote it down and hear is what I thought about the line:

"both is the very weather"- it is winter and spring but it is either, it is LOVE
violets can appear in both winter and spring and represent LOVE


Dylan Grace Voorhees from United States
Comment 8 of 9, added on January 31st, 2009 at 10:07 AM.

I think that Cummings has discovered a side of love that has brought a season of renewal in his life. Isn't Love the answer to it all? But the love between a man and a woman is just a part of a more complex system of a universe filled with the love of a higher Being.

Geanina from Romania
Comment 7 of 9, added on May 12th, 2007 at 11:09 AM.

I have to write an essay on cummings and I'm using this one to show how he reconciles his Pantheistic and Romantic viewpoints into one poem... it is in essence a love poem but uses images of nature that show his pantheistic influences... I hope. It's the only one I can find that seems to have both in it so hopefully it'll turn out all right. I do like that first line though.

Renae from Australia

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