Posted by: Tom Triumph | June 9, 2010

98. yonder deadfromtheneckup graduate…: e. e. cummings

Not the poem to read at graduation. Additional great graduation poems can be found here.

Nascurit, as far as I can make of it, means “are born”. In the Lewis Carroll poem “Poeta Fit, Non Nascitur” he writes about how poets are made, not born. Latin. Go find a Latin teacher and ask them.

Then invite them to your class and have a discussion about Latin and why everything sounds better in a dead language.

yonder deadfromtheneckup graduate….
e. e. cummings

yonder deadfromtheneckup graduate of a
somewhat obscure to be sure university spends
her time looking picturesque under

the as it happens quite
erroneous impression that he

nascitur

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