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somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond

somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond

by E. E. Cummings

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Quote #4

nothing which we are to perceive in this world equals
the power of your intense fragility:whose texture
compels me with the color of its countries,
rendering death and forever with each breathing (13-16)

Holy crap, as if this girl didn't already have enough sway over the speaker, she just got even more powerful. Now her powers are almost godlike. They're beyond anything we can possibly even conceive of existing on Earth. It sounds a little scary, but the speaker seems happy. Good luck with that, pal.

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