The Art of Tetman Callis

Some of the stories and poems may be inappropriate for persons under 16

The Art of Tetman Callis header image 2

E.E. Cummings

November 5th, 2013 · No Comments

what Got him was Noth

ing & nothing’s exAct
ly what any
one Living(or some
body Dead
even a Poet)could
hardly express what
i Mean is
what knocked him over Wasn’t
(for instance)the Knowing your

whole(yes god

damned)life is a Flop or even
to Feel how
& hoped &
prayed for
months & weeks & days & years
& nights &
forever)is Less Than
Nothing(which would have been

Something)what got him was nothing

– E.E. Cummings, “30” from 95 Poems (punctuation and spacing as in original)

Tags: Lit & Crit

0 responses so far ↓

  • There are no comments yet...Kick things off by filling out the form below.

Leave a Comment