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Comment 96 of 306, added on February 5th, 2007 at 11:49 PM.

i wanna share to the whole world how glorious it is to have a painful
forbidden love.. a love that is so strong but which u cannot call ur own..
i have this one great love and it began when we're fifteen, twelve years
had passed yet it never fades but grew intensely.. we parted ways, i got
married but for all these years i carry him in my heart... he's my dream...
im his love.. the whole world may keep us apart but we knew, deep in our
hearts, we'll never love again like we did, like we still do and we will
always stay in love this way.. come what may...

mourning rose from Philippines
Comment 95 of 306, added on December 16th, 2006 at 2:45 AM.

i wish someone would love me like this. but love doesn't exist. only
security. and lust. not love. :)

downer from Canada
Comment 94 of 306, added on April 23rd, 2006 at 9:13 AM.

I fell in love with this poem the first time I fell in love, when I was
twenty-one. I memorized it then and still, 44 years later, can recite it
by heart and with enthusiasm. First love may not last in the flesh, but
when a poem like this takes you by the heart, it is forever. This poem is
meant to be said aloud to best appreciate the exhilaration of the language
which matches the exhilaration of the message.
God rest ee cummings.

Jean Reif Robinson from United States
Comment 93 of 306, added on April 5th, 2006 at 7:39 AM.

what can i say? this is the perfect love poem for someone whom you can not
keep forever, for that someone who happens to be the greatest thing that
has ever come into your life, for that someone whose memories will be more
than enough for you to say that life is good and it is indeed worth living
and dying for, for that someone whom i call SC. what a way to possess and
at the same time not to possess that someone.

aj from Philippines
Comment 92 of 306, added on March 30th, 2006 at 2:30 PM.

I am a happily married 60 year old man and I have loved this poem since I
was 17. I can finally relate to the first lines. A delightful woman that
I work with is having a very strong effect on me. I feel helpless to
resist these emotions. She must remain a foreign country, “somewhere i
have never traveled”. The intensity of her effect on me is greatly
increased by the fact that my feelings must remain secret. The childlike
innocence of the love expressed in this poem has helped me to enjoy this
experience and allow it to remain “gladly,beyond any experience”.

Byron Frederick from United States
Comment 91 of 306, added on March 22nd, 2006 at 11:39 PM.

are there any words? i can't say anything but that it's beautiful, for no
words would come close to defining it- he's used them all already.

Comment 90 of 306, added on March 22nd, 2006 at 1:28 AM.

of all the poems i have ever read, this by far is the most moving. the poem
itself is a beautiful mastery of words, but the meaning transcends the page
and relishes the subject to which it is directed to. may i attin beauty one
day that captivates someone so breathlessly.

Cindi Lewis from Trinidad and Tobago, Republic
Comment 89 of 306, added on February 25th, 2006 at 12:01 PM.

I love this poem it is one of my favorites.

Kim from United States
Comment 88 of 306, added on February 23rd, 2006 at 11:55 PM.

i will forever be in love with this poem.

Monica from United States
Comment 87 of 306, added on February 21st, 2006 at 5:35 AM.

chong kei chong kei sochong kongchoi che koi chokoi choki chokla shoklash
chiokla chaka charut kacharutan echusan

in short, i loved it.

chaka choko chiki from China

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