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  1. e. e. cummings—American (1894-1962) ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  2. e. e. cummings ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  3. e. e. cummings ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

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  5. [Artists are those] who have discovered (in a mirror surrounded with mirrors) something harder than silence but softer than falling, the third voice of "life" which believes itself and which cannot mean because it is. e. e. cummings, six non-lectures ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  6. e. e. cummings the painter fourth-dimensional abstractionOil on canvasboard ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  7. e. e. cummings the painter Flowers and Hat: Patchen Place, c. 1950, oil on canvas, ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  8. e. e. cummings the painter Noise Number 1, 1919, oil on canvas, ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  9. e. e. cummings the painter lone figure and tree in stormy sunsetOil on canvas ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  10. e. e. cummings the painter Self-portrait with sketchpad, 1939, oil on canvas, ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  11. Discovering cummings John Dewey Oil City High School, Oil City, PA ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  12. cummings, “in Just-” in Just- spring when the world is mud- luscious the little lame baloonman whistles far and wee and eddyandbill come running from marbles and piracies and it’s spring when the world is puddle-wonderful the queer old baloonman whistles far and wee and bettyandisbel come dancing ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  13. cummings, “in Just-” from hop-scotch and jump-rope and it’s spring and the goat-footed baloonMan whistle far and wee   ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  14. cummings, “next to of course god america” "next to of course god america I love you land of the pilgrims' and so forth oh say can you see by the dawn's early my country tis of centuries come and go and are no more what of it we should worry in every language even deafanddumb thy sons acclaim your glorious name by gorry by jingo by gee by gosh by gum why talk of beauty what could be more beaut- iful than these heroic happy dead who rushed like lions to the roaring slaughter they did not stop to think they died instead then shall the voice of liberty be mute?” He spoke. And drank rapidly a glass of water ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  15. cummings, “next to of course god america” Oil City High School Rotarians, 1966-1967 Boosterism ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  16. cummings, “Buffalo Bill’s” Buffalo Bill 's defunct             who used to             ride a watersmooth-silver                                                 stallion and break onetwothreefourfivepigeonsjustlikethat                                                                         Jesus he was a handsome man                                     and what i want to know is how do you like your blueeyed boy Mister Death? ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  17. cummings, “somewhere I have never travelled” 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 your slightest look easily will unclose me though i have closed myself as fingers, you open always petal by petal myself as Spring opens (touching skilfully,mysteriously)her first rose or if your wish be to close me, i and my life will shut very beautifully ,suddenly, as when the heart of this flower imagines the snow carefully everywhere descending; Hear cummings read it on youtube. ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery

  18. cummings, “somewhere I have never travelled” nothing which we are to perceive in this world equals the power of your intense fragility: whose texture compels me with the color of its countries, rendering death and forever with each breathing (i do not know what it is about you that closes and opens; only something in me understands the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses) nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands ENGL 2030—Fall 2013 | Lavery