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Comment 108 of 818, added on October 19th, 2005 at 10:22 PM.

with so many more poignant and touching stories of loss through death it
feels selfish to add this , but yet it is not for me. J i carry your heart
with me, maybe he didn't capitalize ever, on this especially, because he
felt so small in comparison to the love of his intended. it is always the
lowercase use of i ( as in self) that stands out when reading cummings.
every day is an attempt to overcome the loss of the love of my life. but i
am fortunate, and blessed with others who help me realize that to not
overcome this is just self pity and a waste of love that i could use for
those others. but still...

Christy from United States
Comment 107 of 818, added on October 19th, 2005 at 9:48 PM.

This poem touched me as it has touched many others. My daughter died just
over 3 years ago, and this poem is perfect for her scrapbook. I love you
Chloe, and I will always carry your heart in mne.

Tania from Australia
Comment 106 of 818, added on October 18th, 2005 at 8:32 AM.

My true love read this poem to me yesterday. Interesting comments to read
by all on this web site. One in particular was if it meant to be if you
let it go it will come back. Twenty five years ago I used those exact
words and left my love. He came back to me. It is more than true love.
He is my soul mate. Our hearts are intwined in a way unimaginable. We are
and have been connected all these years, most of the time spent longing for
each other. How amazed I am that we can love so purely, so truly, so
perfectly for this amount of time. The poem was a beautiful way to express
the depths of our love. He continues to amaze me with the depths of his
feelings. They mirror my own. I am the luckiest woman alive. For anyone
to expose themselves to the depth of this kind of love is both frightening
and amazing. I am blessed.


barbara from United States
Comment 105 of 818, added on October 17th, 2005 at 4:26 PM.

Next to "Though Lovers be Lost, Love Shall Not", nothing has ever moved me
quite so much......Goosebumps everywhere. The last scene of the movie "In
Her Shoes" with Maggie quoting this, as her sister left for her honeymoon,
took my breath away, & I don`t think there was a dry eye in the house.

Jackie Tulli from United States
Comment 104 of 818, added on October 17th, 2005 at 11:27 AM.

its was 4 years ago when my grandmother died, and i still feel this way
about her... even though we were not very close this poems still makes me
think of her. she always loved seeing us when we went up to visit her on
holidays. i feel that this poem is speaking to me about her...about how i
feel when i think about her.
love ya gram! :

gigabo from United States
Comment 103 of 818, added on October 17th, 2005 at 9:47 AM.

This poem and the entire movie focusing on realtionships moved me greatly.
Both my parents are deceased and a the husband of a good friend just died
at midnight...I am sending this poem to her...what a gift from cummings!
Love truly is eternal!

Pat from United States
Comment 102 of 818, added on October 17th, 2005 at 8:04 AM.

I, too, have felt lost for so long, losing my sister, my twin sister. She
died suddenly, with no one to say goodbye or hold her hand. She was a
loving, beautiful, selfless person whose inner beauty had an impact on
people she didn't even know. When I saw the movie and heard the poem, it
really spoke to me. I, too, carry her heart in my heart always, and to hear
others speaking and thinking the same, makes it even more plausible that
she really is here with me. How lucky we all are to have experienced these
words.

Edie from United States
Comment 101 of 818, added on October 17th, 2005 at 1:19 AM.

In regards to not only Guy, but everyone that is moved by this peom. I
think that for emotions to be stirred and remembered by such a thing (poem)
than you are the luckiest person to know how this feels.
Not everybody has the opportunity to experience the gift of love in such a
way.
So cherish the fact- and hold on to it if you can, try harder (or again
Guy) if you don't posess it anymore, and if that person has moved on-
always hold it in your heart next to their memory.

Brooke from Australia
Comment 100 of 818, added on October 16th, 2005 at 11:16 PM.

I saw the film today and it was like watching the story of my sister and me
unfold before my eyes. My sister killed herself a year ago--she was my
only sibling. I have been so lost this past year--certainly changed for
life in so many ways. I was very touched by the film, the courageous
portrayal of the characters, and by the beautiful, poignent words of E.E.
Cummings. Very cathartic.

Cynthia Bunch from United States
Comment 99 of 818, added on October 16th, 2005 at 4:34 PM.

I as many others just returned from seeing the movie "In Her Shoes" WOW!
How the words of this beautiful poem hit home and HARD! It will be two
years ago on November 14th that I lost my husband of 41 years to sucicide.
In 1975 I lost my mother the
very same way. I carry their hearts in my heart and will for the rest of
my life. My dear friend who lives on the East coast (I am in California)
made me promise that I would see that film today and I am ever thankful to
her, I would never have discovered this incredible poem had she not told me
about the movie. I carry her heart with me. I want to share these words
with all my loved ones, friends and family alike.

Thank you, E.E.Cummings

BJ from United States

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