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

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Comment 331 of 801, added on March 27th, 2006 at 4:01 AM.

Wow! Stunning......Saw the movie In her Shoes. This poem made the movie
excellent!

Antoinette from South Africa
Comment 330 of 801, added on March 27th, 2006 at 2:06 AM.

I was watching movie "In her Shoes", when i first heard this poem. This
poem was reminds me of my very dear best friend i've ever had (we are
friends for more than 10 years and met in university). The "bond" betweem
us sometimes go beyond sisters. Recently, she's going to have a new life
(she's going to marry), and I guess this poem would be a great poem for
her, that she know how much she meant for me. With this poem i just wanna
show how greatful i am to have her in my life and i hope the best for her.

veronica from Indonesia
Comment 329 of 801, added on March 26th, 2006 at 4:21 PM.

I will be 53 years old in April. I have had children since I was 18 years
old. In November I moved to AZ. My children and my grandchildren live in
CA. Two weeks ago my youngest left the nest he move back to CA.
I have started a new chapter in my life, new home, town, new job, NO
children, am really feeling the empty nest. This poem says everything that
my heart feels. Thank you Mr. e.e. cummings, you wrote the words I
couldn't find........


Kathie from United States
Comment 328 of 801, added on March 26th, 2006 at 6:33 AM.

i cried upon hearing this poem...what comes to my mind was my wife and the
baby in her womb

christian from Philippines
Comment 327 of 801, added on March 25th, 2006 at 5:02 PM.

Like so many the first time I heard the poem I Carry Your Heart With Me I
was watching the movie In Her Shoes. Just the week before my daughter had
given birth to my first grandchild Emma Victoria. I knew as soon as I
heard the poem that it was how I had always felt about my daughter and now
how I feel about Emma. Thank you Mr. Cummings for puting my feeling into
words.

Vickie Sampson from United States
Comment 326 of 801, added on March 25th, 2006 at 3:17 PM.

I sent this poem to a male friend after his wife died. She was 34 and they
were two parts of one. I see them as belonging in the poem.

Kirsty from United Kingdom
Comment 325 of 801, added on March 23rd, 2006 at 12:08 AM.

i also first heard this song in 'in her shoes'! n i cried...haha .. its a
beautiful poem very touching i love it ! :)

BRE from Australia
Comment 324 of 801, added on March 22nd, 2006 at 10:56 PM.

I heard this poem last night when my mom talked me into renting In Her
Shoes. I rarely cry and later that night, I couldn't help but crying
because this poem really hit home for me. I think I might read this poem
at my own sister's wedding as a surprise.

Emily from United States
Comment 323 of 801, added on March 21st, 2006 at 6:24 PM.

i love this poem...my fiance learned it and quotes it every night before
bed!!

jessiedanielle89 from United States
Comment 322 of 801, added on March 20th, 2006 at 10:57 AM.

The striking thing about the poem and the way it is (and should be read) is
that the idiosyncratic punctuation is part of its message. The conceit that
one can carry another's heart in one's heart is reinforced by the
juxtaposition of the lines.

GerBear from United States

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