Friday poem: dive for dreams

The last ee cummings we enjoyed was on my birthday. Here’s something beautiful and inspirational for the week of Tony’s and my first wedding anniversary – enjoy! It’s from the same anthology as the first one: 95 Poems.

dive for dreams – ee cummings


dive for dreams
or a slogan may topple you
(trees are their roots
and wind is wind)

trust your heart
if the seas catch fire
(and live by love
though the stars walk backward)

honour the past
but welcome the future
(and dance your death
away at this wedding)

never mind a world
with its villains or heroes
(for god likes girls
and tomorrow and the earth)

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Lapsed mathematician, creator of order, formulator of hypotheses. Lover of the ocean, being outdoors, the bush, reading, photography, travelling (especially in Africa) and road trips.

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