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Analysis and comments on somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond by e.e. cummings

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Comment 63 of 253, added on September 9th, 2005 at 6:30 PM.

it's definitely not finished.

pete from United States
Comment 62 of 253, added on September 2nd, 2005 at 1:32 PM.

what does it mean, nobody exactly knows, how can u cry over a stupid poem.
dont pretend it is something that it is not

yayo from United States
Comment 61 of 253, added on August 29th, 2005 at 4:16 PM.

This is the most beautiful poem I have ever read in my entire life. It
says everything about the most deep and meaningful of all human connection,
and connection is the most rewarding prospect in life. No other word to
describe these words than...beautiful.

Jonathan from United States
Comment 60 of 253, added on August 29th, 2005 at 4:51 AM.

poem was my worst but after i read e.e.cummings i changed my mind.This is
overwhelming

THEMBAKAZI from South Africa
Comment 59 of 253, added on August 28th, 2005 at 4:37 AM.

Just to let you know, there is a beautiful portuguese version of this poem
in a song by Zeca Baleiro who is himself quite amazing. The song is called
Nalgum Lugar which means roughly Somewhere. The song is how I first found
out about the poem. I didn't know it was an english poem by ee cummings
until I ran across a commentary on some Brazilian site.

I too am glad I found this poem. It really is breathtakingly beautiful, but
not in any way sappy like so many lesser poems. Even in another language
this one will make you cry.

David from United States
Comment 58 of 253, added on August 25th, 2005 at 5:55 PM.

I think no analysis can possibly encapsulate the beauty of this poem. All
we can do is bask in the power of its genius, and aspire to make our love
just as profound. I, for one, feel blessed at its existence.

Bobby from Canada
Comment 57 of 253, added on August 21st, 2005 at 9:02 AM.

this is one of the most beautiful poems i have every read . . . i cannot
read it without sobbing from its tenderness and mystery

Maryanne from United States
Comment 56 of 253, added on August 16th, 2005 at 11:52 PM.

The beauty of this poem is that ee gives us the image of the mystery of
love and how we perceive it. He uses springs first rose as a metaphor of
himself and there is something about his lover (the mystery)that opens him,
which is the mystery of love and how delicate it truly is.

Sarah from United States
Comment 55 of 253, added on July 30th, 2005 at 12:43 AM.

i never saw and felt such intense emotion ever before until i read about
"somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond". i heard this poem being
narrated in the song "the first time i loved forever" and it was so
beautifully spoken... i was so intrigued with it, i almost cried when i
discovered that it was a poem after all! i decided that when i get married,
i want it to be included in my testimonial to my future husband. tis is a
poem like no other... so unique and exceptional only someone who is truly
inlove with someone or maybe inlove with Love can create a poem like
this...
this poem has the universal theme that love is the strongest emotion of
all..not to mention that it was also the most exceptional gift the Eternal
One gave to us. For love is the essence of our existence... That we
wouldn't have existed without love. The entities which escaped from
pandora's box had long been defeated by a love that is so pure and true. He
who loves is the mightiest.

Rose Ann from Philippines
Comment 54 of 253, added on July 28th, 2005 at 4:22 PM.

cassidy - i totally agree. this si such a great love poem. I put an exerpt
from it in my wedding bulletin. when i got married.

louise - but isn't that the beauty of a great poet, one that stands the
test of time? The fact that cummings can express amazing depth and meaning
and at the same time make the actual sound of the words and the imagery so
beautiful is what separates him from the medicore. Sight, Sound and
Compression - the three elements that create wonderous poetry.

tania from Canada

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Poet: e.e. cummings
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