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Analysis and comments on Snow by e.e. cummings

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Comment 6 of 106, added on March 8th, 2005 at 9:31 PM.

I think that this poem is very strange eh. When i first saw it, I wasnt
sure it was even poetry! But after reading it over again, i saw some words
that made sense. Now I like this guy's work! Yup, this poem is awesome!

Fish King from Canada
Comment 5 of 106, added on March 1st, 2005 at 2:28 PM.

Reading a poem like this reminds me of reading music. The words are all
there, just chopped up to make a rhythm. The lines written ALL IN CAPITALS
are a different voice to the rest of the poem, which is interrupted by the
other lines; it would probably take 2 or 3 people to read this aloud.

Keith from New Zealand
Comment 4 of 106, added on January 20th, 2005 at 11:00 AM.

Yes I would like to comment on the last persons comment. I am first
confused by the question of whether this poem is gay or not... should this
not be an !!! ? Just curious as I am not from america.... And also I
think that you should not judge others poems because they are obviously
good enough to be published so HA! That is all, thank you america.

Aliyha from Senegal
Comment 3 of 106, added on January 8th, 2005 at 7:59 PM.

I think the author is trying to give emotion to the everlasting beauty of
American society. He uses different methaphors which vigorously help the

Jake from United States
Comment 2 of 106, added on January 6th, 2005 at 8:55 PM.

that's the beauty of cummings! he wants you to stare at it and stare at it.
i see almost all of his work as a wonderful puzzle. "cruising whisper" look
at his words like little visuals... like an artsy film that almost makes
you want to cry and laugh at the same time.

Comment 1 of 106, added on December 7th, 2004 at 12:27 AM.

I can't figure out this poem. Does anyone have some guidance?

Dave from United States

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Poet: e.e. cummings
Poem: Snow
Added: May 7 2003
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