If There Are Any Heavens


if there are any heavens my mother will (all by herself) have
one. It will not be a pansy heaven nor

a fragile heaven of lilies-of-the-valley but
it will be a heaven of blackred roses

my father will be (deep like a rose
tall like a rose)

standing near my

(swaying over her
silent)
with eyes which are really petals and see

nothing with the face of a poet really which
is a flower and not a face with
hands
which whisper
This is my beloved my

                        (suddenly in sunlight

he will bow,

& the whole garden will bow)



E. E. Cummings, „If There Are Any Heavens”
Fotografija: Edward Steichen, „The Blue Sky”, 1923.

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