our permanent address

all ignorance toboggans into know 
and trudges up to ignorance again: 
but winter's not forever,even snow 
melts;and if spring should spoil the game,what then?

all history's a winter sport or three: 
but were it five,i'd still insist that all 
history is too small for even me; 
for me and you,exceedingly too small.

Swooop (Shrill collective myth) into thy grave 
merely to toil the scale to shrillerness 
per every madge and mabel dick and dave 
--tomorrow is our permanent address

and there's they'll scarcely find us (if they do, 
we'll move away still further: into now 
ee cummings, "All Ignorance Toboggans Into Know"