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Edward Estlin Cummings

Datum narození: 14. říjen 1894
Datum úmrtí: 3. září 1962

Edward Estlin Cummings, často zkracovaný jen na E. E. Cummings byl americký básník, malíř, dramatik a autor divadelních her. Je autorem přibližně 2900 básní, autobiografického románu, čtyř her a několika esejí a také četných kreseb a obrazů. Je považován za předního anglicky píšícího básníka 20. století.

Citáty Edward Estlin Cummings

„as small as a world and as large as alone
For whatever we lose(like a you or a me)
it’s always ourselves we find in the sea“

—  E.E. Cummings

Varianta: For whatever we lose (like a you or a me),
It's always our self we find in the sea.
Zdroj: 100 Selected Poems

„Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward.“

—  E.E. Cummings

Varianta: Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backwards.

„it's you are whatever a moon has always meant
and whatever a sun will always sing is you“

—  E.E. Cummings

92
95 poems (1958)
Varianta: it's you are whatever a moon has always meant
and whatever a sun will always sing is you

„I would rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach 10,000 stars how not to dance.“

—  E.E. Cummings

Collected Poems (1938) New Poems 22
Varianta: I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing
than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance.

„To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.“

—  E.E. Cummings

A Poet's Advice (1958)
Kontext: Almost anybody can learn to think or believe or know, but not a single human being can be taught to feel …
the moment you feel, you're nobody-but-yourself.
To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.

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„it's spring when the world is puddle-wonderful“

—  E.E. Cummings, kniha Tulips and Chimneys

Tulips and Chimneys (1923) "in Just-"

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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