Tuesday, July 1, 2008

My Favorite Poem

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 of 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 unimaginable You?

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

e.e. cummings

4 comments:

Megan Coyle said...

I love e.e. cummings--I think his poetry is so beautiful. Did you know he has a self portrait that he did hanging in the National Portrait Gallery? It's fantastic.

Dave said...

Misty,
Sometimes I don't get poetry, but I like that you like it.
I like simple rhymes, little boy blue go blow your horn. To me that says a lot. Some little boy who's blue has a big important job of blowing his horn. That is good enough for me.

Misty said...

I don't require my friends to like poetry.

Kristin and Steve said...

I love the contrast between you and Dave. You're perfect for eachother.