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Comment 37 of 317, 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 317, 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 317, 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 317, 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 317, added on April 7th, 2006 at 4:34 AM.

I think this poem is weird. Yeah.

Arleas from United States
Comment 32 of 317, added on March 18th, 2006 at 9:54 PM.

This was the first poem that i ever memorized by e. e. cummings. I decided
once that i would recite it instead of grace before a meal. However,
before i got very far, I could sense that the others were really hungry and
somewhat impatient, so I ended the poem rather abruptly. Unfortunately, I
was at the part that says: "i who have died am alive again"

Jack from United States
Comment 31 of 317, added on March 2nd, 2006 at 4:52 PM.

I think this poem is beautiful.I don't really enjoy e e cummings poetry but
this is one i am very fond of. I really enjoy the finish of this poem and i
think it is ended beautifully.

Amy from Australia
Comment 30 of 317, added on February 22nd, 2006 at 9:54 PM.

Hey, this is one of the poems I read to my girlfriend, who is now my wife!
Fellas, take note!

Steve from United States
Comment 29 of 317, added on February 14th, 2006 at 5:36 PM.

My high school all girls choir (which I am apart of) is singing the Gwyneth
Walker version of this song. Amazing, simply beautiful. I get goosebumps
just listening to the words.

laura
Comment 28 of 317, added on February 13th, 2006 at 5:13 PM.

This poem is so "goody" that it just makes me want to throw up. I also
hate ho E.E. Cummings uses the freaking liwer case letters. It drives me
crazy. Does anyone agree?

Tyler from United States

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