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e.e. cummings

e.e. cummings Biography

Poet


ABOUT
Experimental poet and author who shattered rules of syntax to reveal meaning. His best-known works include The Enormous Room, Tulips and Chimneys, and No Thanks.
BEFORE FAME
He began writing poetry when he was only eight years old. He further developed his dynamic, modern style while he was a student at Harvard.

FAMILY LIFE
He was married three times -- to Elaine Orr, Anne Minnerly Barton, and Marion Morehouse -- and had one daughter.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He was influenced by the poetry of Amy Lowell.
TRIVIA
He held conservative political views, a fact that seems incongruent with his radical, rule-breaking literary persona.

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