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if everything happens that can't be done

if everything happens that can't be done

  

by E.E. Cummings

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if everything happens that can't be done Love Quotes

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Quote #4

we're anything brighter than even the sun (37)

This hyperbole expresses the brilliance of being a "we" on account of love. Even the sun isn't as bright as the relationship between these two lovebirds. Sigh.

Quote #5

alive we're alive (44)

He feels so alive that he uses the word "alive" twice in a three-word line. Okay, dude, we get it. You're in love, and it feels spectacular.

Quote #6

we're wonderful one times one (45)

So, we already pretty much know from the rest of the poem that the couple being described is wonderful. We think, though, that the idea of describing a wonderful love as "one times one" is pretty cool. When you think about a couple, you probably think of one plus one – two people, together. Instead, this couple is one times one, which equals one.

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