The Harvard Experience: Verse, Friends, Rebellion
Cummings was always more ready than Eliot to address a lyric to a lay.
He continued to see Amy, stopping by the see her (too shy to come to tea), taking her for a ride in the family Ford, or taking her dancing at the Copley Plaza, where he introduced her to gin fizzes. He paid her the honor of taking her to the circus. He was allowed such liberties as an embrace while they rode the Scenic Railway at Revere Beach.
Dreams in the Mirror: A Biography of E.E. Cummings