October 14, 2016
James Taylor Harwood (1860-1940), Poetry Interlude: Daughter Ruth, 1916, oil on canvas, 39 3/4 x 27 1/4 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, 1937.
Poet E.E. Cummings was born on this day in 1894. Cummings is known for his free-form poems, as Cummings often experimented with capitalization and punctuation, often not including either in his poetry. He was also a painter, playwright, and essayist.