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by E.E. Cummings

Analysis: Sex Rating

Exactly how steamy is this poem?


This is Disney-quality stuff here, folks. It’s about kids. Come on.

…unless, of course, you think about this poem as a precursor to experience. Check out our "In a Nutshell" for some more discussion of how this absolutely innocent poem could be not-so-shining and good. But still, no sex. Sorry.

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