red-rag and pink-flag
blackshirt and brown
strut-mince and stink-brag
have all come to town

some like it shot
and some like it hung
and some like it in the twot
nine months young

Analysis, meaning and summary of e.e. cummings's poem red-rag and pink-flag… (11)

3 Comments

  1. anthony says:

    What does this poem mean?

  2. Steven says:

    Nice try, Iba.
    But Facism in Europe and Italy occur during the second world war and cummings was in the first.

  3. Ibi says:

    …isn’t it an allusion to the rape, murder and torture of Fascism…rampant in Italy and Europe in the time of Cummings…

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