While I’m away teaching at the Converse College Low-Residency MFA program (application deadline February 15!), I thought I’d post some of my favorite lines of poetry that I encountered during college—
From “since feeling is first” by e.e. cummings
since feeling is first
who pays any attention
to the syntax of things
will never wholly kiss you;
Read the whole poem here.
Fun fact: Okay, no professor ever assigned this poem, or any by cummings. But I always liked this one anyway, so take that, snobs!