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Worlds within worlds. The Poetry of EE Cummings. EE Cummings. October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962 – Cambridge, MA. Poet, painter, and playwright; married 3 times. Daughter w/ first wife- estranged Eclectic writing style – concrete or “eye” poems like:. anyone lived in a little how town. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Worlds within worldsThe Poetry of EE CummingsEE CummingsOctober 14, 1894 September 3, 1962 Cambridge, MA.Poet, painter, and playwright; married 3 times.Daughter w/ first wife- estrangedEclectic writing style concrete or eye poems like:

anyone lived in a little how townanyone lived in a pretty how town (with up so floating many bells down) spring summer autumn winter he sang his didn't he danced his did women and men(both little and small) cared for anyone not at all they sowed their isn't they reaped their same sun moon stars rain children guessed(but only a few and down they forgot as up they grew autumn winter spring summer) that no one loved him more by more when by now and tree by leaf she laughed his joy she cried his grief bird by snow and stir by still anyone's any was all to her someones married their everyones laughed their cryings and did their dance (sleep wake hope and then) they said their nevers they slept their dream stars rain sun moon (and only the snow can begin to explain how children are apt to forget to remember with up so floating many bells down) one day anyone died i guess (and noone stooped to kiss his face) busy folk buried them side by side little by little and was by was all by all and deep by deep and more by more they dream their sleep noone and anyone earth by april wish by spirit and if by yes. Women and men (both dong and ding) summer autumn winter spring reaped their sowing and went their came sun moon stars rain

i carry your heart with mei carry your heart with me(i carry it inmy heart)i am never without it(anywherei go you go, my dear; and whatever is doneby only me is your doing,my darling) i fear

no fate(for you are my fate, my sweet) i wantno world(for beautiful you are my world, my true)and it's you are whatever a moon has always meantand whatever a sun will always sing is you

here is the deepest secret nobody knows(here is the root of the root and the bud of the budand the sky of the sky of a tree called life; which growshigher than the soul can hope or mind can hide)and this is the wonder that's keeping the stars apart

i carry your heart (i carry it in my heart)

How does the fractal reflect the poem?Fractal - a rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is (at least approximately) a reduced-size copy of the whole," a property called is a place

love is a place& through this place oflove move(with brightness of peace)all places

yes is a world& in this world ofyes live(skillfully curled)all worldsNatural Fractals

Nautilus SeashellAloeRomanesca BroccoliPeacock

Natural objects that approximate fractals include clouds, mountain ranges, lightning bolts, coastlines, and snow flakes

landscape ee cummings