Who is E. E. Cummings

Edward Estlin "E. E." Cummings (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962), often styled as e e cummings, as he is attributed in many of his published works, was an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright. He wrote approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographical novels, four plays, and several essays.

Cummings is associated with modernist free-form poetry. Much of his work has idiosyncratic syntax and uses lower case spellings for poetic expression. His use of lower case extended to rendering even the personal pronoun I as i, as in the phrase "i shall go.”

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Love 28 I Love You 28 Face 25 Death 24 Mouth 23 World 23 Body 23 Smile 22 Hair 21 Moon 20


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  • Eko_e_cummings: adderall turns ppl with adhd into anxious small dogs. im hyperfocused on the mailman and my heart beat is shaking my entire body
  • Armadill2010: the most wasted of all days is one without laughter. (e. e. cummings)
  • Asad_ch: oooh, pairs nicely with somwhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond e. e. cummings "nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands" link:
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  • Inadebree: ‘for whatever we lose (like a you or a me), it’s always our self we find in the sea.’ - e.e. cummings maggie and millie and molly and may, 1956 Édouard boubat, rémy listening to the sea, 1995
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