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Comment 127 of 797, added on October 30th, 2005 at 12:01 AM.

I BAD THE FACT THAT I DID KNOW ABOUT EE CUMMIMNGS BEFORE I SEE THE
MOVIE.THE MOVIE ITSELF REMIND OF MY OWN SITUATION,THE POEM DESCRIBES
EXACTLY WHAT I FEEL.I GOT HOME AFTER THE MOVIE RUSH TO THE INTERNET TO FIND
ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND TAKE MY TIME TO READ THE POEM OVER AND OVER,IT'S A
WONDWRFUL POEM IT TALKS ABOUT ALOT MORE THAN LOVE.I LOVE THE POEM.

FRANTZY from United States
Comment 126 of 797, added on October 29th, 2005 at 4:32 AM.

I recently saw the fils "In my sisters shoes" . I cried when I heard this
beautiful poem. We lost our 22 year old son to cancer earlier this year &
it says what we feel for him - we will always always carry him in our
hearts- his Mum & Dad.

Lyn Grady from Australia
Comment 125 of 797, added on October 29th, 2005 at 2:55 AM.

I feel ignorant, for I have to admit, if it wearn't for seeing the movie
"In Her Shoes" I would not have had the pleasure and honor of reading and
absorbing E.E. Cummings most beautiful words of love. I love to write
poetry myself...and what I usually write about is love, in all of its ways.
Sometimes I feel like I should toughen up and write about other subjects,
but writing about the wonderful and painful gift of love always seems more
challenging and exquisite (for me, at least). Why? Because I believe when
it's all said and done, Love, is what brings everything together...and what
ultimately tears people apart. What greater power do we have here on earth
than to love (ourselves, each other...and our planet)?

Thank you, E. E. Cummings, for your deeply emotional words. I'm sure if you
knew how your words have touched the lives of so many, you would feel that
same immense love in your heart today.

:)



Kim from United States
Comment 124 of 797, added on October 28th, 2005 at 8:10 PM.

I took a friend to see the movie, "In her shoes," for her birthday. No one
new the pain I was going through but I had promised her I would take her
out to the movies so I did. Two days earlier Oct.11 my heart was broke by a
man that I have loved and planned a future with. I still do not know why we
are not together but I believe in him and I believe in our love and I
believe that God will work it through for us. This poem took hold of me
when I was feeling so alone and it gives me hope. The power of the written
word such as this beautiful poem captures the love and wonder of the world
when it is hard to see it through your pain. I will always love you L,
always.

B from United States
Comment 123 of 797, added on October 27th, 2005 at 11:20 PM.

I heard this beautiful poem when I took my younger intellectually
challenged sister to see the movie "In Her Shoes". We have recently lost
our dearest Mum who passed away suddenly and hearing the poem touched our
hearts. Putting into words how we feel about Mum for my sister Allison to
understand was difficult and EE Cummings poem made it possible. We held
hands in the darkness of the movie theater and cried and smiled. We carry
our Mum's heart in our hearts always.....

vicky kohlschein from Australia
Comment 122 of 797, added on October 26th, 2005 at 2:14 PM.

I also heard this poem for the first time at the movie last weekend. I have
2 sons in the Army and one is deploying to Iraq on Nov.5. This poem conveys
how I feel about all my children.

mary from United States
Comment 121 of 797, added on October 25th, 2005 at 9:32 PM.

I lost my husband 6 months ago,in a plane accident. I decided to see a
movie alone, the poem made me realize i will alway carry this remarkable
person heart in my heart--

deborah from United States
Comment 120 of 797, added on October 25th, 2005 at 5:24 PM.

I thought that Nae might especially be interested that John Duke set a
BEAUTIFUL song to this poem. If you're interested in putting it in your
wedding, perhaps you would consider his song too.

Lou
Comment 119 of 797, added on October 25th, 2005 at 12:14 PM.

This movie and E.E.Cummings poem knocked me out of my shoes. I lost my
only sister this year to suicide - ironically she shot herself in the
heart. This poem has had such a profound impact on my life. I like many
other people who have lost a loved one am constantly searching for
rememberances of my lost one. I wear a heart pendant necklace that says
"The Heart Remembers" - If I don't have it on I feel funny -E.E. Cummings
made me realize that I don't NEED the necklace - I DO carry Wendy's heart
with me, every minute of every day. I'm not one who's ever been into
poetry - I thank God that this poem found it's way into my heart! Wendy
Amanda Glover-House, you are remembered and Loved!
your sister,
Stacy

Stacy Bedner from United States
Comment 118 of 797, added on October 25th, 2005 at 6:47 AM.

I first heard this poem this past weekend in the movie
"In Her Shoes" as many here have posted. As many, it
chocked me up immediately. I don't think I really
thought of the words even, it was like they just went
straight to my soul.

It wasn't till I started to read this that I thought
of how it may have been to a love lost, I know that is
how it hit me.

The past has been alot to me, and as we grow I find that loss becomes a
larger part of it. The first loss
was many years ago, yet it's pain stayed for far too long and that was a
loss that was not definitive, there
could have been a come back.

More recently in life I've lost others, a baby son,
and more recently a very dear person, who I happened
upon, yet something can happen and did, yet never to
have met face to face nor to touch, the pain is none
the less. Lastly I lost my mother, I wasn't like
Elvis was about his mother or anything, yet the loss
though she lived a good long life, still takes it's
toll.

Loss has helped me touch the other world, the world
where our people go when they leave this world, and
it has happened many times, and I think that that is
how I manage to get by and how I have some hope for
the rest of my life. For if I were to dwell on the
loss, I would dwell in grief, pain and anxiety, but instead the loss has
opened a door to hope, hope of a
time when I will reunite with all those I've lost
and hope to be with someday.

i will carry all their hearts with me.

ray from United States

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