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While cummings achieved substantial acclaim as an american cubist and abstract, avant-garde painter in the years between the wars, he later viewed the artistic. About e e cummings e e cummings was an american poet, painter and author his body of work encompasses approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographical novels. Edward estlin e e cummings (october 14, 1894 – september 3, 1962), often styled as e e cummings, as he sometimes signed his name, was an american. L(a le af fa ll s) one l iness this poem by e e cummings fascinates me, because it exists outside of the aural dimension we usually associate with poetry.
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