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e.e. cummings - a pretty a day

a pretty a day
(and every fades)
is here and away
(but born are maids
to flower an hour
in all,...

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Poet: e.e. cummings
Poem: a pretty a day

Comment 10 of 10, added on May 21st, 2012 at 11:21 AM.
8=D~

Hi

E.e. Cummings from Zimbabwe
Comment 9 of 10, added on June 18th, 2010 at 1:30 PM.
Think Layers

Well, it is definitly about the rape of women, but also of countries I think. There is the use of many military terms...In fact a "Jerry" is slang for a soldier and a "sally" is actually a defensive military manuever. Apply this to what he says about the women (that they are just dolls) and you get the final point the poem.

Krista Dietz
Comment 8 of 10, added on December 28th, 2009 at 5:13 AM.
pretty

it's beutiful

buble gum)) from Russia

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