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e.e. cummings

Edward Estlin Cummings (who famously signed his poetry e.e. cummings) was a paradoxical poet who mixed playfulness with seriousness; close focus on tempo and rhyme with crazy experimentation in sentence structure, spelling, and punctuation; and difficult ideas and pictures with simple terms. Regardless of the experimental quality of his function, …

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Bill Bissett

Given birth to and raised within the seemingly regular confines of Halifax within the post-swing, pre-beat period, expenses bissett (his name purposefully de-capitalized like fellow poet e.e. cummings) nevertheless ran abroad (ostensibly to, yes, join the circus) at age 17 into an exceptionally compelling artistic existence. He ultimately landed within …

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