Tribute to Norman: Michael Dylan Welch

Welch, Michael Dylan
October 2006
Spring;Fall2006, Vol. 14/15, p26
The article presents a tribute to poet Norman Friedman. It focuses on the author's attraction on the poetry of E. E. Cummings which lead him to be part of the E. E. Cummings Society, which was founded by Friedman among others. It discusses the influence of Friedman on the author's impressions on Cummings as well as on his poetry. The author also comments on the relationship between Friedman and his wife, stating that their intimacy impressed him.


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