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Analysis and comments on i carry your heart with me by e.e. cummings

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Comment 361 of 801, added on April 16th, 2006 at 12:30 PM.

I only heard this poem for the first time last night, when my partner and I
watched the movie "In her shoes". We both thought it was wonderful, and had
we known about it, would have used it when we had our civil partnership
ceremony in February of this year. However by coincidence my partner's
borther is getting married in October this year, and we have shared the
poem, found via this website, with them and are hopeful it will be the
reading my partner will do at their big day. I think the poet has captured
the strength of feeling and emotion which is sometimes difficult to
articulate when trying to tell people that you are close to how much love
you have for them.

Michael Stewart from United Kingdom
Comment 360 of 801, added on April 13th, 2006 at 3:08 PM.

What a wonderful poem and a lovely film.

Marie Dolan from Ireland
Comment 359 of 801, added on April 13th, 2006 at 9:00 AM.

IMMEDIATLEY I BEGAN 2 THINK OF HOW I FEEL FOR THOSE THAT I LOVE...
PARTICULARLY MY SISTER AND MY GRANDMOTHER WHO HAVE BOTH PASSED... & MY 2 YR
OLD DAUGHTER... THIS POEM JUST CONFIRMS THAT WHEN U LOVE SOMEONE THEY R
ALWAYS WITH U & HOW THEY R VERY MUCH A PART OF U NO MATTER WHAT & THATS ALL
U NEED... LOVE IS SO ENORMOUS... SO UNEXPLAINABLE

STARSHA from United States
Comment 358 of 801, added on April 13th, 2006 at 3:42 AM.

This poem was written nearly fifty years ago, and published in 1958. Yet,
no matter how much time passes by, "I carry your heart with me" still
touches hearts of people, sometimes even the most stubborn hearts. To some
it is a poem about loosing someone but still remembering the feelings. To
some it is about loving someone. To some it is simply a beautiful, complex,
and yet so direct expression of love. I think perhaps it was meant to
envoke different feelings from different people. I don't think there is a
right or a wrong occasion or reason for a few meaningful simple words. It
is inspiring and hopeful. As long as you find your own meaning in these
words, that is all that any poet would want. I know I did!

Tatiana from United States
Comment 357 of 801, added on April 12th, 2006 at 2:10 PM.

this is a very touching poem, he says that she is always with him and he
carries her heart in his, like their souls are one, sweet bliss, only if
the one could carrie their loves heart in their own, would the world be
peaceful and full of love and joy. this poem is outstanding and it makes
you think of your specail someone if you have one, i know it made me think
of him, but it has alot of meaning behind it and thats what i love about
this poem.

Danielle from United States
Comment 356 of 801, added on April 11th, 2006 at 5:51 PM.

I remember hearing this poem at a funeral.
I watched In Her Shoes today, and there it was again, at a wedding,
brimming with the very same emotion I felt 20 years ago. I love that he
(e.e.) evokes, procures,creates such feelings.

Pamela from United States
Comment 355 of 801, added on April 11th, 2006 at 5:27 PM.

i heard this poem while watching in her shoes and i went cold, it is so
deep (which usually i am most certainly not!!)its not often something
touches my heart but this had me welling up, i am getting married myself in
july and have asked my head bridesmaid to read it at my wedding, it says
what i want to say but dont know how, the most beautiful poem i ever heard!

marie from United Kingdom
Comment 354 of 801, added on April 11th, 2006 at 5:12 PM.

IT IS POETRY LIKE THIS THAT SHOULD FORM THE BASIS OF ANY ENGLISH COURSE!
ITS SO SIMPLE, YET PROFOUND. I THINK IT IS A WORK OF ART THAT CAN BE
APPRECIATED BY ANYONE. I TOO SAW THE MOVIE AND JUST HAD TO GOOGLE IT! IT
HAS CERTAINLY REAWAKENED A DESIRE TO READ SOME POETRY

HELEN from Ireland
Comment 353 of 801, added on April 11th, 2006 at 11:08 AM.

I like many others heard this first on "in her shoes". In tears I rewound
the film so that I could write down the title and find out more. I'm not
into poetry at all but this struck a cord with me. As in comment number
350, for me it is about still loving someone after death. My sister died
tragically and this poem sums up exactly how I feel now she has gone. It
is so beautiful just like she was.

Adele from United Kingdom
Comment 352 of 801, added on April 9th, 2006 at 11:23 PM.

I have read this poem over and over again. It seems everytime I read it, I
really get the full meaning of love. This poem has touched me in away that
I can't explain. All I can say is, it's nice to feel love in your heart
and to be loved by that special person who not only makes your heart feel
like the words in this poem, but also takes your breath away.

Crysti from United States

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