95 Poems by E E Cummings - First Edition 1958 - Vintage Book, Poetry, 1950s

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First edition of 95 Poems by E. E. Cummings, the last collection of poems published in his lifetime.

Written by E. E. Cummings. First edition, 1958. Harcourt, Brace & World Inc.

Edward Estlin "E. E." Cummings (1894 – 1962), an American writer and painter, was one of the most important American poets of the 20th century. Cummings wrote sonnets and traditional poems but is regarded for experimental, free-form use of language.

"to stand(alone)in some
autumnal afternoon:
breathing a fatal stillness;while
enormous this how
patient creature(who's
never by never robbed of
day)puts always on by always
dream,is to
death and
life)imaginable mysteries"

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