e.e. cummings

Quotations

as freedom is a breakfastfood
or truth can live with right and wrong
or molehills are from mountains made
—long enough and just so long
will being pay the rent of seem
and genius please the talentgang
and water most encourage flame

as freedom is a breakfasthood

i like my body when it is with your
body. It is so quite a new thing.
muscles better and nerves more.

i like my body when it is with your

somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond
any experience, your eyes have their silence:
in your most frail gesture are things which enclose me,
or which i cannot touch because they are too near

somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond...

if you like my poems let them
walk in the evening,a little behind you

then people will say
“Along this road i saw a princess pass
on her way to meet her lover(it was
toward nightfall)with tall and ignorant servants.”

if you like my poems let them

I’d rather learn from one bird how to sing than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance

we are so both and oneful
night cannot be so sky
sky cannot be so sunful
i am through you so i

i am so glad and very

lovers alone wear sunlight