On Cricket Time, Not Mine

I was reminded of this poem tonight, by a cricket who hopped on my knee. It's a poem that takes a while the first time you see it ... a nonsensical staircase of letters by e.e. cummings: r-p-o-p-h-e-s-s-a-g-r ~  by e.e. cummings It's nonsensical until you learn, as OxfordWords blog explains, that e.e. cummings is presenting a "grasshopper in flight in a jumble of letters, mimicking the moment when it transforms from a jumping streak back into the [...]

2019-07-28T22:19:06+00:00August 8th, 2014|Blog, Insects|6 Comments
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