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By E. E. Cummings

Buffalo Bill ’s

defunct

               who used to

               ride a watersmooth-silver

                                                                  stallion

and break onetwothreefourfive pigeonsjustlikethat

                                                                                                     Jesus


he was a handsome man 

                                                  and what i want to know is

how do you like your blue-eyed boy

Mister Death


  • Living
  • Mythology & Folklore
  • Social Commentaries

Poet Bio

E. E. Cummings
E(dward) E(stlin) Cummings claimed to have composed a poem a day for 14 years. Cummings developed a unique style of writing, full of experimentation with form, spelling, syntax, and punctuation. Also a painter, he called himself “an author of pictures, a draughtsman of words.” Cummings’s novel The Enormous Room describes his time spent in a World War I prison camp.

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