Tomorrow is our permanent address

old bridge

we’ll move away still further:into now


all history’s a winter sport or three:
but if it were five,i’d still insist that all
history is too small for even me;
for me and you,exceedingly too small.

Swoop(shrill collective myth)into thy grave
merely to toil the scale to shrillerness
per every madge and mabel dick and dave
-tomorrow is our permanent address

and there they’ll scarcely find us(if they do,
we’ll move away still further:into now

by e e cummings (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962)
from Selected Poems, 2007
VIII The Dimensions of Being Human
2 all ignorance toboggans into know
image – conner395

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