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"Spring is Like a Perhaps Hand"

Random Poetry List XXXV

Spring is like a perhaps hand
(which comes carefully
out of Nowhere)arranging
a window,into which people look(while
people stare
arranging and changing placing
carefully there a strange
thing and a known thing here) and

changing everything carefully

spring is like a perhaps
Hand in a window
(carefully to
and fro moving New and
Old things,while
people stare carefully
moving a perhaps
fraction of flower here placing
an inch of air there)and

without breaking anything.

E. E. Cummings (American, 1894-1962)

Originally e-mailed on Tuesday, May 11, 1999 @ 7:50 PM.

Lane Core Jr. CIW P — Wed. 05/11/05 07:10:12 AM
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