More springtime joy!

3 Mar

I heard this wonderful story on the radio yesterday about my all-time favorite poet, e.e. cummings. His work has spoken to me since I discovered how cool poetry was when I was in 7th or 8th grade. And, today, I got to learn something new about him. He was also an artist! Listen to the audio version of the story, if you can. It’s delightful. It includes my favorite e.e. cumming’s poem, “sweet spring is your”.

Story on NPR’s Weekend Edition (html | audio)

E. E. Cummings Conservation Project

Enjoy another dash of spring surprise!

Song inspired by “sweet spring is your” by e.e. cummings


3 Responses to “More springtime joy!”

  1. jayne 3 March, 2008 at 4:21 pm #

    What a beautiful song! Thanks for sharing your love of e.e. and the links!

  2. mon@rch 3 March, 2008 at 6:17 pm #

    I heard that this weekend! How great and it was wonderful hearing it over again! Thanks

  3. robin andrea 4 March, 2008 at 8:34 am #

    I had no idea cummings was also such a fine artist. I remember loving his poetry when I was in the 7th grade too. I’ll have to go and listen to the npr link.

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