e. e. cummings, american poet

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  • Name: Edward Estlin Cummings
  • Known as: e. e. cummings
  • Birth: October 14, 1894, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death: September 3, 1962, North Conway, New Hampshire, USA
  • Language: English
  • Who he was: American poet known for odd capitalization, strange arrangement on the page, and untitled poems referred to by their first lines, such as "in Just-," "next to of course god america I," "l(a," "i sing of Olaf glad and big," "Buffalo Bill's," and "i carry your heart with me"
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