Little is known (Actually, there is a wealth of information, but for my purposes, they are rendered moot.) about postmodern poet, e.e. cummings. All you need to know is: it is with the same arrogance in which cummings will not acknowledge upper case letters that he approached his slightly better than average ping pong skills. It is with this similar blindness he supported Joseph McCarthy and the Republican Party.
It’s as if my intention is to astonish with a semi-educational mash up.
Providing the lyrics, T.S. Eliot, post modernist poet, famously known for the Broadway smash, “Cats”. Famously known for possibly being an on again off again anti-Semite.
On the other hand, Syd is a one-time member of the hip hop collective known as Odd Future. Many people don’t know this, but Syd is actually Sydney Loren Bennett.
Is it possible these two entities can coexist on one song? Is it possible to hear the tension between these two opposite idealists? The answer is concise, maybe.