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

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Comment 13 of 253, added on December 5th, 2004 at 10:09 PM.

this has to be one of the most beautifully worded poems ever written. it
speaks of a love so strong and understanding that it hurts. the words are
so delicate and fragile that it seems like reading the poem might break it.
we all find a different meaning in e. e. cummings words, and we are all
moved by how beautiful they are and the love that he speaks of.

mel from United States
Comment 12 of 253, added on November 19th, 2004 at 11:25 AM.

I was in high school when I first came across this poem. It was a Senior
English class, and we were going through a poetry lesson. My teacher was
impressed I had already heard it and asked the class how to interpret it.
Again, I was the only one with a raised hand and probably the only one who
gave a damn and wasn't nodding off. Anyways, from then on he called me the
'poet lauriate' and it was such an honor since he was an amazing teacher
that is now retired.

Jenn from United States
Comment 11 of 253, added on November 11th, 2004 at 10:05 PM.

this poem gives me goosebumps...

Lingus from Canada
Comment 10 of 253, added on November 7th, 2004 at 3:47 AM.

This poem is one of my great favourites and one that I frequently recite to
my partner before sleeping. It contains stunningly gorgeous imagery and
speaks of an enormously deep love of a woman on every possible level. Maybe
his most autobiographical poem?

John from South Africa
Comment 9 of 253, added on November 6th, 2004 at 7:27 PM.

This is my favorite poem of all time! I read it to someone once and the
person didn't understand it. To me it's like reading someone's soul. So for
now I keep this poem to myself, not to be confused by strangers or dirtied
by persons. But someday I'm sure I'll hear someone say thier soul to me and
a match will be made. Only then will I share this again. I'm glad to see
this treasure is enjoyed by others and isn't just written to me. You know
what I mean.

Kelly from United States
Comment 8 of 253, added on November 4th, 2004 at 7:21 AM.

I met this poem through Susanne Abbuehl's album "April" where some other
e.e.cummings poems can be found. Surrender, admiration, protection, the
paralysis of emotion. If I still had her I would whisper this one to her
tonight.

Dimos from Greece
Comment 7 of 253, added on November 4th, 2004 at 3:42 AM.

This is my poem for my baby.My wife is three months pregnant.E. E. Cummings
described the emotion i have now that soon i'll be a father. The innocense
and fragility is deep and sincere. My wife is due on May 2005 so my baby
will definitely hear this soon.

Rupert Tamayo from Philippines
Comment 6 of 253, added on November 1st, 2004 at 6:09 PM.

This is one of the few pieces ever written that accurately portrays the
kaleidoscope of emotions love brings. An emotion without words is here put
into some of the most simple and beautiful ever commited to paper.

Sara from United States
Comment 5 of 253, added on October 30th, 2004 at 1:17 AM.

I address this poem to GOD, and sing it as a prayer.

Kay Thomas from United States
Comment 4 of 253, added on October 26th, 2004 at 2:31 AM.

E E Cummings just knows how to put those simple words together to put
across a very deep and beautiful thought.

Smitha from India

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