🌾 Today’s Poem ~ Crepuscule (Twilight)

Crepuscule (Twilight)

e. e. cummings

I will wade out

till my thighs are steeped in burn-

ing flowers

I will take the sun in my mouth

and leap into the ripe air


with closed eyes

to dash against darkness

in the sleeping curves of my


Shall enter fingers of smooth mastery

with chasteness of sea-girls

Will I complete the mystery

of my flesh

I will rise

After a thousand years



And set my teeth in the silver of the moon.

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