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Sunday, August 4, 2013

A POEM BY EE CUMMINGS

 
 wayne thiebaud
 
 
 
                          301
 
 
                 this little bride & groom are
 
                 standing) in a kind
 
                 of crown he dressed
 
                 in black candy she
 
 
                 veiled with candy white
 
                 carrying a bouquet of
 
                 pretend flowers this
 
                 candy crown with this candy
 
 
                 little bride & little
 
                 groom in it kind of stands on
 
                 a thin ring which stands on a much
 
                 less thin very much more
 
 
                 big & kinder of ring & which
 
                 kinder of stands on a
 
                 much more than very much
 
                 biggest & thickest & kindest
 
 
                 of ring & all one two three rings
 
                 are cake & everything is protected by
 
                 cellophane against anything (because
 
                 nothing really exists
 
 
                                           ---- e e  cummings
 
                            #301  collected poems 1938
 
 
 
wayne thiebaud
 
 
 
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