May 2005
Literary Cavalcade;May2005, Vol. 57 Issue 8, p21
The article presents a feature on a poet Edward Estlin Cummings. Edward Estlin Cummings (1894-1962) experimented radically with form, punctuation, spelling, and syntax to create a unique new form of poetry. The poem on the right has no title at all. From his childhood on, E.E. Cummings wrote poetry in praise of all that is living — above all, nature and the individual self. He also bitterly satirized any attitude or person that he believed prevented man from being himself, such as totalitarianism, progress, security, and scientific explanations.


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