6 April 2009

edward estlin cummings

from 'viva' and 'ectetera'...

i love this sentiment, of feeling like a completely different 
being now that you are in love..you don't recognise yourself 

this was one of the very first poems of his that i read..
still beautiful almost a decade on

he's often so humble and there's this utter adoration and feeling of 
not being worthy towards his amorous subject

a great poem for any wonderful mother..i concur!

i am fond of a good cigarette reference...

1 comment:

johanna said...

christ i love cummings
those are beautiful!
(i don't think i have them, i guess i ought to start building my collection
he doesn't turn up second-hand very often
or ever)

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