26 Fruits

 

EE Cummings meets Picasso

“Yo Picasso” signs himself faintly top
left: thanking You God for most this amazing
gift of seeing with these eyes lit up
with the dreams of infinite life and everything

(now the ears of my ears awake and
now the eyes of my eyes are opened)

the Ear shifts gear
internalexpanding
&
externalcontracting
crashing eyesonmouthonnose
in a carnival tremB
-le to a: fixed

stare
without breaking anything.

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One Response

  1. John Simmons says:

    Last week of the Picasso exhibition at the National Gallery. Finishes 7th June. It’s wonderful.

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