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

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Comment 83 of 813, added on October 13th, 2005 at 1:17 PM.

I saw the movie "In Her Shoes" last night with a guy that I've been dating
for a short time and we both cried. I not only thought about romantic
love, but the love that I have for my only son, my adult son that lost his
dad a few years ago. This poem touched me on many levels as I also thought
of my two sisters and brother, my Mom and Dad, my neices and
nephews...really all my family and my dear friends too.

And as for my date - how bad can a guy be that would go to a "girl" movie,
"get it", AND be moved to tears?

D. Weathers from United States
Comment 82 of 813, added on October 12th, 2005 at 9:17 PM.

well,i am very glad,that classic poetry has fianlly made a come-back in
hollywood. but,i, have always loved cummings. peotry is the only thing that
sometimes makes sense in a situation, it can bridge the gap of what you
wish to say,but, can not! i used to write it in highschool. for some reason
it was easier then, maybe it was just a time full of pain,or better yet
more subject matter. i'm glad to be reminded of this love of literature.
bon apptit!

cr from san diego from United States
Comment 81 of 813, added on October 12th, 2005 at 9:24 PM.

This poem has come to mean so much to me. I thought of my daughter, Mandy,
when I saw the movie this week, "IN HER SHOES". Cameron Diaz, Maggie, has
Mandy's demeanor,looks, and loves with her heart. I feel this way about
my only lovely daughter, I carry your heart with me,I carry it in my heart.
Love, MOM

Theresa Tate from United States
Comment 80 of 813, added on October 12th, 2005 at 8:58 PM.

I just got home from seeing the movie In Her Shoes. This poem touched me
so much. I have a son who is struggling with his reading, when Maggie
started to read that poem in front of everyone I just started to cry and
instantly thought of him. I will share this poem with him and hope it will
come to be a favorite of his because it sure is now a favorite of mine.

Stephanie Glockner from United States
Comment 79 of 813, added on October 12th, 2005 at 7:23 PM.

I also heard this poem in the movie "In Her Shoes". I really liked it and
this is the second time I have heard a poem in a Hollwood picture. The
first was in "Must Love Dogs". I am glad to see that poetry is seeping
into another genre. Perhaps there will be more fans of poetry soon.

Jennifer hoag from United States
Comment 78 of 813, added on October 12th, 2005 at 4:15 PM.

I went to see "In Her Shoes" with my sister on her birthday. When Cameron
Diaz read the poem my sister and I both started crying. This is such a
touching poem.

Lisa from United States
Comment 77 of 813, added on October 12th, 2005 at 7:17 AM.

This poem is so moving because it reaches so many people. After me and my
sister watched the movie, "In her shoes", I understood that there is a
connection between what Maggie tells her sister Rose using the poem. She
understnds that Rose has had the harder road to travel and being the grown
up is never easy, but she appreciates everything that Rose has done and
will do for her. They are inseperable. Like me and my sister are. It is a
very moving and loving poem and the movie uses it well.

Karen from United States
Comment 76 of 813, added on October 11th, 2005 at 9:54 PM.

I just got home from "In Her Shoes" and I see I am not the only one touched
by this poem...I carry my granddaughter Chelsea's heart in my heart. We
live far apart but we are always together.

margret woods from United States
Comment 75 of 813, added on October 11th, 2005 at 8:23 PM.

I saw In Her Shoes tonite with my daughter. This poem was in the movie and
I cried because it was about my daughter and myself as well. I carried her
beneath my heart and I will carry her in my heart always.
Thank you for such beautiful poetry.

Linda Sawyers from United States
Comment 74 of 813, added on October 11th, 2005 at 8:06 PM.

This weekend I went to see "In Her Shoes" and i also bursted into tears
when Diaz's character Maggie started to read this poem. The movie was
wonderful and the poem is so moving.

Lee from United States

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