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e e cummings

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"Yours is the music for no instrument" - e e cummings

From one our favorite modernist poets, and one of his most sensual, candid collections, Tulips and Chimneys.

The poem has a spirit of adulation that's reminiscent of She Walks in Beauty by Byron, but without the constraints of meter or rhyme. Cummings has a gift for transforming language, and we wanted to capture that in this illustration. The illustration hints at a new kind of music, sensual and surprising, that belongs to no instrument or musician only to itself. 

• 11x14 inch art print with white border
• Heavy, premium 270 gsm archival paper
• Matte, slightly textured finish
Original artwork by Obvious State, not endorsed by or affiliated with the attributed author. All applicable rights reserved.