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Comment 535 of 805, added on May 7th, 2009 at 1:32 AM.

Cummings distinct style of free verse poetry and non capitalization are key
components of his poetry. Cummings also wrote many of his poems about love,

which is the case here. He writes about love so much because his first true
love in a marriage was a disastrous stint that only lasted for nine months

before he was abandoned and divorced. Cummings was left with the root of
the root, the bud of the bud, and after the divorce had nowhere to place
his love, but inside his very own heart.

Justin Bahlinger from United States
Comment 534 of 805, added on May 7th, 2009 at 12:12 AM.

e.e. cummings was born in a good family unlike Emily Witman. She started
out well and ended dying at an early age. The poem refers to his life and
how he was with the ladies.

Diana Garcia from United States
Comment 533 of 805, added on May 6th, 2009 at 11:46 PM.

E.E. Cummings is a unique love, satirical, and descriptive nature poet. His
writing styles emulate those of the famous Emily Dickinson. "I carry your
heart with me" is a love poem with personification and repetition. Even
though Cummings is not your prototypical poet and refuses to use
punctuation, capitalization, or even give his poems a title, we can easily
tell that he pours his heart out when it comes to writing.



Daniel Gibson from United States
Comment 532 of 805, added on May 6th, 2009 at 11:38 PM.

Edward Estlin also known as the great american poet, e.e.cummings broke all
the traditional writers rule. He was known for not using
capitalization,punctuation, and used improper grammer. e.e. cummings
volunteered for an ambulance corp where he later on in war was imprisioned
by the French and help hostage. This great event lead to one of his
greatest short story poem: Enormous Room which was released in 1922. He was
a realistic writer and believed nature was the moat mystical thing and that
no one would even understand the whys and the hows. He once said,"When
skies are hanged and oceans drowned/ the single secret will still be man."

Lauren Maciel from United States
Comment 531 of 805, added on May 6th, 2009 at 11:23 PM.

This poem by E.E. Cummings is a heart break and yet lovely tone to it. It
Sounds like he had lost a loved one and is still in touch with it with the
memories and feelings he had from that event with the person. No matter
where or if he died he says "i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my
heart)".

Juan Jaime from United States
Comment 530 of 805, added on May 6th, 2009 at 10:54 PM.

E.E. Cummings had a fond for the love poems, descriptive nature poems and
satirical squibs. And to make him stand-out a little from the other poets,
he writes his poems without using capitalization. Just like in these poem,
"i carry your heart with me", that seems to be a story of a feeling he once
had in his life towards a woman that stole his heart and caused him to
write this poem.

Shiermaine Francisco from United States
Comment 529 of 805, added on May 6th, 2009 at 10:27 PM.

In the poem, I Carry your Heart With Me we can see how E.E Cummings uses
unusual typography and spellings. Like in many of his works, he uses
run-ons and different punctuation. One of Cummings favorite type of poems
are love poems. In this poem he also uses personification because he gives
the hear and sun human qualities. For example, he says that he carries her
heart with him and whatever a sun will sing will always be her. Hearts can
not be carried around and suns can not sing.



Alma Rivera from United States
Comment 528 of 805, added on May 6th, 2009 at 9:25 PM.

E. E. Cummings used his writing to tell a love story that he may have once
felt with a girl. He uses all lower case letters in all of his poems. That
is a unique style of writing that most people will never see. Cummings
tells an emotional story with his writing.

Anthony Mangano from United States
Comment 527 of 805, added on May 6th, 2009 at 8:42 PM.

In this poem by E.E Cummings, you can see that this is based upon his past
lovers and how they truly matter to him. Love poems, satirical squibs, and
descriptive nature poems would always be his favoured forms. In this idea
it would be love poem. You can also see that one of his writing techniques
is that he never uses capitalization. This is a very dejected poem written
by Cummings.

Tiwi Mamahit from United States
Comment 526 of 805, added on May 6th, 2009 at 7:57 PM.

In this poem by E.E. Cummings you can see how he pours his heart out into
the poem. He shows a lot of emotion about one of his past lovers and they
meant everything to him. If you also look closely you will see that he does
not use any capital letters or punctuation which is a very common trend for
him.

Dara Ahmadnia from United States

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