by E. E. Cummings


if you like my poems let them
walk in the evening,a little behind you

then people will say
“Along this road i saw a princess pass
on her way to meet her lover(it was
toward nightfall)with tall and ignorant servants.”


From The Complete Poems of E. E. Cummings 1904–1962. George J. Firmage, ed. New York: Liveright, 1991, 1994, page 965.