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Analysis and comments on it may not always be so by e.e. cummings

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Comment 23 of 113, added on March 9th, 2012 at 1:00 AM.

aRqCEh A round of applause for your post.Much thanks again. Awesome.

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Comment 22 of 113, added on March 9th, 2012 at 12:42 AM.

8NtECz This is one awesome blog article.Thanks Again. Great.

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Comment 21 of 113, added on May 29th, 2010 at 10:10 PM.

It is a beautiful poem. Bjork also sings this poem in the song "Sonnets /
Unrealities". It's a beautiful rendition.

Ricardo from Portugal
Comment 20 of 113, added on March 9th, 2009 at 4:27 PM.

I lost my husband last week. This poem is recorded in a song by Mathilde
Santing (The best of Mathilde Santing / So far so good). I played it at the

BJ den Uijl from Netherlands
Comment 19 of 113, added on November 3rd, 2008 at 6:32 PM.

I fell in love with this poem fifteen years ago - at about the same time
that the love of my life (then) was leaving me for someone else.

I found comfort in the arms of these words.

Matt from United Kingdom
Comment 18 of 113, added on August 27th, 2008 at 5:24 PM.

What a beautiful poem. Only those who have experienced this kind of love
will understand that it is possible to let go, because you love someone so
much you just want him to be happy, with or without you.

Maria from Germany
Comment 17 of 113, added on May 13th, 2008 at 6:21 PM.

this is such a beutiful poem. my english teacher gave it to the class. i
love it.

will from United States
Comment 16 of 113, added on April 6th, 2008 at 5:50 AM.

This is one of the all-time greats in love poetry. We all have an
experience like this; a time when a loved one leaves us for another- or
perhaps even the sense of slowly losing them from your life. As they drain
away inevitably like sand in your fists; the tighter you clutch at the last
few vestiges of how it used to be, how it could be- but how many of us can
truly say that like Cummings, we have been willing to give up the love of
our life, 'all happiness', for the sake of another's, without any
resentment? Perhaps this is what love ought to be like, and may yet prove
to be, for us all. We can only hope.

Sly from Australia
Comment 15 of 113, added on April 14th, 2007 at 8:06 PM.

i had once touched your lips...and i had wished u ll be happy forever...do
u remember how i broke then everything in pieces and watched u go...did u
see me turning my face and hearing that bird sing terribly afar in the lost
All my love my friend wherever u r...

vasilis from Greece
Comment 14 of 113, added on April 15th, 2006 at 10:15 AM.

it's like watching the rain through the window, an old song playing on the
back, and feeling sad without knowing why...

Sena from Turkey

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Poet: e.e. cummings
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