E.E. Cummings

Edward Estlin Cummings, better known as E.E. Cummings, was an American poet. He is remembered today for his pioneering new style of writing and willingness to experiment with his verse. He wrote somewhere around 2,900 poems. This was in addition to plays, novels, and essays. Read more about E.E. Cummings.

[O sweet spontaneous]

‘[O sweet spontaneous]’ by E.E. Cummings is a beautiful poem about the earth and humanity’s search for knowledge. The poem uses personification in interesting ways and expresses a universal message. 

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a man who had fallen among thieves

E. E. Cummings’ ‘a man who had fallen among thieves’ is a modern retelling of the parable of the Good Samaritan who helped a robbed man lying unconscious on the road. In this poem, the speaker helps one such person who faced a similar accident.

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when god lets my body be

‘when god lets my body be’ is a poem about the cycle of life and death. The poet E.E. Cummings describes how he wishes to be part of nature through death.

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