Erotic Poems

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W. W. Norton & Company, Feb 8, 2010 - Poetry - 80 pages
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E. E. Cummings’s erotic poems and drawings gathered in a single volume.

Many years ago the prodigious and famously prolific E. E. Cummings sat in his study writing and thinking about sex. His private brooding gave way to poems and drawings of sexual and romantic love that delight and provoke. Here, collected for this first time in a single volume, are those erotic poems and sketches, culled from Cummings’s original manuscripts by the distinguished editor George James Firmage.

from “16”
may i feel said he
(i’ll squeal said she
just once said he)
it’s fun said she
(may i touch said he
how much said she
a lot said he)
why not said she

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I think the poems are well done. I think the depth of the poetry is lost on our generation as the quality of our education (just in comparison to as little as 100 years ago) is deplorable. We are no longer educated to be able to appreciate nor grasp such writings as the above mentioned book. Read full review

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Read as part of the Popsugar 2015 Reading Challenge - 'A book you can finish in a day'. Also read as the February book for Avid book club. Read full review

About the author (2010)

E. E. Cummings (1894–1962) was among the most influential, widely read, and revered modernist poets. His many awards included an Academy of American Poets Fellowship, two Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Bollingen Prize. Among his many volumes are The Enormous Room and Tulips & Chimneys.

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