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

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Comment 122 of 802, 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 802, 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 802, 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 802, 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 802, 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
Comment 117 of 802, added on October 25th, 2005 at 5:01 AM.

I have just seen "In her shoes". I am getting married later this year and
happen to be in the process of organsing the ceremony. When I heard 'I
carry your heart with me' I came straight home to find it so I can say
these words to the man I love with every piece of me on the most important
day of our lives. It is pure magic.

Nae from Australia
Comment 116 of 802, added on October 25th, 2005 at 2:01 AM.

what a beautiful poem it truly captures the feelings of anyone that has
ever fallen in love and if they did not know how to put their feelings into
words they can now

plantama from Saint Kitts and Nevis
Comment 115 of 802, added on October 24th, 2005 at 7:45 PM.

what was the first poem she read out loud about losing continents etc

kay kelly from Australia
Comment 114 of 802, added on October 23rd, 2005 at 6:28 PM.

The movie "In Her Shoes" is actually based on the novel by Jennifer Weiner.
This is only the 2nd novel and she is such a great author. I read the
book a couple years ago(when it was published) and fell in love with the
poem. I was so glad they left it in the movie(other parts of the book are
completely different). If you really liked the movie, you should read the
book...even better!!

Amanda from United States
Comment 113 of 802, added on October 23rd, 2005 at 10:52 AM.

I also saw the movie "In her Shoes" and when this was read the tears just
came. I loved a man so much once years ago and our relationship eventually
went down separate paths. My life moved foward, but I never stopped loving
him. If he only knew how many nights I longed for him. I also believe in
that saying "set it free and if it comes back it was meant to be". He came
back. The promblem is when I took that seprate path I got married. In my
heart I know he is my soulmate and how I want a life with him now is
unimaginable. I can only do one thing now, that is put this in GOD's
hands.

Christian, Always remember no matter what happens "I carry your heart (i
carry it in my heart" ALWAYS !

I will always Love You !

noel from United States

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