E. E. Cummings – POEM, OR BEAUTY HURTS MR. VINAL

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take it from me kiddo
believe me
my country,'tis of

you,land of the
Cluett
Shirt
Boston Garter and Spearmint
Girl With The Wrigley Eyes
(of you
land of the Arrow Ide
and Earl &
Wilson
Collars
)of you I
sing:land of Abraham Lincoln and Lydia E. Pinkham,
land above all of Just Add Hot Water And Serve
from every B. V. D.

let freedom ring

amen. I do however protest,anent the un
-spontaneous and otherwise scented merde which
greets one(Everywhere Why)as divine poesy per
that and this radically defunct periodical. I would

suggest that certain ideas gestures
rhymes,like Gillette Razor Blades
having been used and reused
to the mystical moment of dullness emphatically are
Not To Be Resharpened. (Case in point

if we are to believe these gently O sweetly
melancholy trillers amid the thrillers
these crepuscular violinists among my and your
skyscrapers—Helen & Cleopatra were Just Too Lovely,
The Snail's On The Thorn enter Morn and God's
In His andsoforth

do you get me?)according
to such supposedly indigenous
throstles Art is O World O Life
a formula:example, Turn Your Shirttails Into
Drawers and If It Isn't An Eastman It Isn't A
Kodak
therefore my friends let
us now sing each and all fortissimo A-
mer
I

ca, I
love,
You. And there're a
hun-dred-mil-lion-oth-ers
,like
all of you successfully if
delicately gelded (or spaded)
gentlemen(and ladies)—pretty

littleliverpil-
heated-Nujolneeding-There's-A-Reason
americans(who tensetendoned and with
upward vacant eyes,painfully
perpetually crouched,quivering,upon the
sternly allotted sandpile
—how silently
emit a tiny violetflavoured nuisance: Odor?

ono.

comes out like a ribbon lies flat on the brush

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