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Comment 42 of 312, added on March 24th, 2008 at 12:11 AM.

No, you are definetely not naive...I think we still have time to change and
preserve this beautiful planet we live on... if we all work together and
Thank God for this most amazing...

Tom from United States
Comment 41 of 312, added on September 4th, 2007 at 10:28 AM.

I love this poem after nearly 40 years. I read it as chaplain at Bowling
Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio around 1968...I was relieved of
my duties. Guess it didn't sound like The Lord's Prayer.

Kathy from United States
Comment 40 of 312, added on May 4th, 2007 at 1:48 PM.

the first staff of this poem IS MY TATTOO!

I LOVE IT IT'S ACROSS MY FOOT!
reminds me to count my blessings in a way.

Amanda from United States
Comment 39 of 312, added on April 15th, 2007 at 5:00 PM.

We performed Whitacre's setting of this poem at the ACDA choral festival in
Columbia, SC. It's a gorgeous poem. Cummings's unique syntax and word
juxtapositions blending with Whitacre's tight chord movements sends chills
down my spine. We also sang "hope, faith, life, love" by Whitacre based on
a cummings poem. The songs were performed as part of a concert entitled "I
Share Creation," a celebration of life. I can think of no more fitting poem
than "i thank You God."

Nate from United States
Comment 38 of 312, added on March 25th, 2007 at 3:18 PM.

I like how he described the objects better instead of saying the trees are
green and the skies are blue, instead he said the greenly sprits of trees
and the blue true dream of the sky.

Brianna from Canada
Comment 37 of 312, added on January 14th, 2007 at 4:42 PM.

I just sang this poem (the gwyneth walker arrangement) in All-State and
fell in love with the words. It also amazes me that so many other people
fell in love with this poem through singing it or hearing it. Music truly
affects the soul, especially combined with poetry as outstanding as this
is!

Shanna from United States
Comment 36 of 312, added on December 11th, 2006 at 7:12 PM.

This is an absolutely lovely poem and for anyone who cannot bring
themselves to appreciate it I highly suggest listening to Eric Whitacre's
"I Thank You God For Most This Amazing Day" and hear how lovely this poem
REALLY is. And yes this version is 1,000,000x better than the gwyneth
walker version(yes im serious).

Darian
Comment 35 of 312, added on April 18th, 2006 at 8:12 AM.

this poem makes me feel connected to generations past and future. when i
was 11 my mom died. years later one of her friends sent me this poem when
i graduated from college. what a wonderful way of saying that her legacy
continued through me. i have kept the poem posted at my workplace for
years, and this saturday, when i marry my husband, it will be one of the
readings at our ceremony.

Alfred Forino from United States
Comment 34 of 312, added on April 14th, 2006 at 1:52 AM.


bits of this poem i had taped to my bedside lamp base for many months.

i would wake & fall asleep to read
the pure
spontaneous
&natural message this poem exudes in its very simplicity & bountifulness
!!!

the birthday of wings! the gay great happening
illimitably
earth?!?

the earth changes with time.. i think we still have time to change it for
the better & hold on to what is beautiful& fresh. forgive me should i sound
naive here... this poem always gives one a kick in the right direction, i
think.

Naomi from Canada
Comment 33 of 312, added on April 7th, 2006 at 4:34 AM.

I think this poem is weird. Yeah.

Arleas from United States

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