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since feeling is first……e.e. cummings


since feeling is first
who pays any attention


to the syntax of things
will never wholly kiss you;
wholly to be a fool
while Spring is in the world

my blood approves,and kisses are a far better fate 
than wisdom 
lady i swear by all flowers. 
Don't cry--the best gesture of my brain is less than
your eyelids' flutter which says

we are for eachother: then
laugh, leaning back in my arms
for life's not a paragraph

And death i think is no parenthesis


 
 
when i first read e.e. cummings i felt i had found a kindred spirit...
it wasn't his words so much, but his preference for the lower case letter
 and his indiscriminate use of punctuation 
... his words soon followed into my heart

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