I Thank You God For Most This Amazing Day

i thank You God for most this amazing
day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
and a blue dream of sky; and for everything
which is natural which is infinite which is yes

(i who have died am alive again today,
and this is the sun's birthday; this is the birth
day of life and love and wings; and of the gay
great happening ilimitably earth)

how should tasting touching hearing seeing
breathing any - lifted from the no
of all nothing - human merely being
doubt unimaginable You?

(now the ears of my ears awake and
now the eyes of my eyes are opened)

--e.e. cummings

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3 thoughts on “I Thank You God For Most This Amazing Day”

  1. A wonderful musical setting of this was done by American Composer Eric Whitacre. The BYU Chorus does a terrific job interpreting Whitacre's expansive, sumptuous setting: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pu_KzzKUJq0.

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