Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Cummings did some time in a French detention center during World War I, on false grounds of treason. Yikes. (Source.)

Cummings was not only a poet, but a painter and artist as well. No wonder he's such a fan of natural beauty in this poem. (Source.)

Cummings spent some time working for the magazine Vanity Fair. Seriously, is there nothing this guy can't do? (Source.)

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