(inquiry before snow

Analysis, meaning and summary of e.e. cummings's poem silence… (40)


  1. J T Parreira says:

    Silence is thus marble.

  2. Tia Hockin says:

    Roses are roses
    Beautiful in every way,
    They have many emphasis
    On each and every day,
    They are calisthenics
    Who flutter at the say,
    They are more beautiful then callipsis
    Wich may have grown in cambrai,
    roses are roses
    And there is nothing more you can say.
    By:Tia Hockin

  3. Elizabeth says:

    It is interesting to see a poem about silence in e.e. cummings’ collection. Many of his poems defy reading aloud–can only be experienced on the page; a complete contrast to the orignal intention of poetry, a form intended to be aural. In a world so full of noise, it is a wonder to find such silence as one finds, watching a pecking bird the moment before snow begins to fall. I think this is as important as any literal meaning of the poem.

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