nobody loved this
he)with its
of eye stuck
into a rock of

forehead.No
body

loved
big that quick
sharp
thick snake of a

voice these

root
like legs
or
feethands;

nobody
ever could ever

had love loved whose his
climbing shoulders queerly twilight
:never,no
(body.

Nothing

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2 Comments

  1. neec says:

    I am trying to find a book by Cummings that I used to have and lost in a divorce. It was about a trillion pages hardcover with a black cover. Maybe titled complete works or something along those lines. I received it in the eighties…….thanks

  2. Channon says:

    i’m a long time cummings fan, but never came across this one before. i had to read it a couple of times but it grows on you. thank you e.e. for having such wonderful poetry.

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