E.E. Cummings

even a pencil has fear to
do the posed body luckily made
a pen is dreadfully afraid
of her of this of the smile's two
eyes. . . .too, since the world's but
a piece of eminent fragility.
Well and when -- Does susceptibility
imply perspicuity, or?
                            seeing her is not
to something or to nothing as much as
being by her seen, which has got nothing on something as i think

,did you ever hear a jazz

               or unnoise men don't make soup who drink.

-- E. E. Cummings, Complete Poems, 1913-1962 (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980), 141.