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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