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

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Comment 26 of 306, added on January 19th, 2005 at 6:33 PM.

This is my favorite poem. To me, it says everything you can say about
being in love. What brilliant expression of feelings. It makes me want to
be a poet.

Don Galivan
Comment 25 of 306, added on January 18th, 2005 at 1:18 PM.

To me, this poem is about the Holy Spirit, opening and closing our souls at
Will and for the glory of God.

Mary Murphy from United States
Comment 24 of 306, added on January 16th, 2005 at 11:29 PM.

i love this poem cause it reminds me of my boyfriend...

stephanie hamilton from United States
Comment 23 of 306, added on January 11th, 2005 at 4:03 AM.

this poem is truly captivating!!! there's really magic in it that the one
reading it would eventually fall in love!!! behind those words is a
portrait that gives a deep meaning!!!!!

Comment 22 of 306, added on January 11th, 2005 at 2:10 AM.

the first time i heard this beautiful poem was when i was listening to a
captivating song(which actually one of my favorites>>the first time i love

Comment 21 of 306, added on January 10th, 2005 at 11:35 AM.

this poem is for the one i love deeply, for all that he is to me and for
all our possibilities together. the magnitude of emotions expressed in this
poem is the closest thing to describe in words what true and complete love
is. if love is authentic power in our lives, so is surrender to it. we open
and shut very beautifully each time... with love renewed, with hope lifted
and with passions burned. to my little island in the sun..i love you

fran from United States
Comment 20 of 306, added on January 8th, 2005 at 12:29 AM.

i have read this poem about a hundred times and i will read it a thousand
times before i die. ee cummings must be madly, hopelesly in love when he
wrote this.

Peter from Philippines
Comment 19 of 306, added on December 30th, 2004 at 10:39 AM.

this one's for you CV whom i love deeply, beyond words,beyond all my
realities, beyond this plane of existence. i am forever yours. and the
magnitude of this very conflicting yet very exulting realization is
certainly joyfully celebrated in this particular poem.

fran from United States
Comment 18 of 306, added on December 21st, 2004 at 9:36 AM.

I have adored this poem for many years, as perhaps cummings's most tender
love poem. Evocative in using the simplest of language to convey deep
feeling, it is a rite of passage for me. I sought it out today as I have
found myself in an unhappy leave, and like many great works of art it can
offer a sense of connectedness to a larger world--a reminder that we are
not alone in loving, in surrendering ourselves to strong feeling and thus
to another.

James from United States
Comment 17 of 306, added on December 15th, 2004 at 6:47 AM.

When I first met this poem I thought of it as a beautiful revelation of
love between lovers.
It now so much to me as a poem spoken to a child,my child.

The notion of being "opened" by small hands,speaks so profoundly of the
mystery of motherhood and the vulnerability of that opening.

It speaks gently of the aching love you feel for your child together with
the feeling that the child,in fact,controls you as the sun controls the
opening and closing of a flower.

What a beautiful poem.

M Docherty from United Kingdom

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Poet: e.e. cummings
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