wandering in wonder

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Easter poem

i thank You God for most this amazing day
By e e cummings

i thank You God for most this amazing day:for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
and a blue true dream of sky;and for everything
which is natural which is infinite which is yes

(i who have died am alive again today,
and this is the sun’s birthday;this is the birth
day of life and love and wings:and of the gay
great happening illimitably earth)

how should tasting touching hearing seeing
breathing any-lifted from the no
of all nothing-human merely being
doubt unimaginably You?

(now the ears of my ears awake and
now the eyes of my eyes are opened)

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March 24, 2008 - Posted by | Easter, Joy, Lent, Life, Nature, timing

2 Comments »

  1. I’d forgotten how much I liked e e cummings, and used to read his poems out loud to myself when I was a teenager. Thank you for sharing this, and inspiring me to greater liquidity of language.

    Comment by eyegillian | March 24, 2008 | Reply

  2. thanks for your comment.
    i love that poem too – and that it isn’t ‘all wrapped up’ and decided, but makes me think.
    thanks for stopping by :0)

    ps. you were right to read poems out loud – it’s often the only way!

    Comment by wanderinginwonder | March 25, 2008 | Reply


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