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Comment 35 of 345, 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 345, 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 345, added on April 7th, 2006 at 4:34 AM.

I think this poem is weird. Yeah.

Arleas from United States
Comment 32 of 345, 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 345, 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 345, 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 345, 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 345, 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
Comment 27 of 345, added on February 8th, 2006 at 2:58 PM.

i can so relate to how cummings must have been amazed when seeing the world
as God's creation and being in awe of Him.

inside limbs turn toward sun
and neck unravels to see your shine
now i think i'll drink your Light
Bless me with your smile

Roberto
Comment 26 of 345, added on January 18th, 2006 at 5:17 PM.

One of the first things I noticed about this poem is that the only words
that are capitalized in the whole poem are "God" and "You". Even the title
contains only one capitalized word, "God". This serves to make God stand
out as being superior and mighty. This poem just lifts my spirits every
time!

Amanda from United States

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