Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Wondrous Words


In 1916, at the peak of WWI and shortly after graduating from Harvard, beloved poet E.E. Cummings penned an (epithalamion) poem celebrating nuptials.

Epithalamion  poem celebrating a wedding: a poem or song written or performed in celebration of a wedding(Bing Dictionary)

(a newspaper)

"The notion that American power has been applied to peer into the activities of its closest allies -- reactions suggest an almost "(visceral) sense of violation."

Visceral not intellectual :  instinctive, unreasoning <visceral drives>

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