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Analysis and comments on Now i lay(with everywhere around)... (44) by e.e. cummings

Comment 8 of 8, added on March 1st, 2013 at 8:51 PM.
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Aaargh! This is really hard. My fave book tlites do not easily turn
themselves into a poem. How about if I fudge a little and combine two
complete tlites ?

Fresco from Qatar
Comment 7 of 8, added on February 12th, 2012 at 3:41 AM.
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W2yehP A unique note..!!

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Comment 6 of 8, added on January 29th, 2006 at 2:59 AM.

this is the 2nd poem i read and truly cummings is an amazing poet...
getting into this generation is something...
there is something magical in this poem...
a child like prayer but with the intensity of an adult's mind...
simple but intricate... 2 worlds in 1...


Bernadette Joy from Philippines
Comment 5 of 8, added on August 6th, 2005 at 11:50 PM.

3. "with you i leave a remembrance of miracles:they are by somebody who can
love and who whall be continually reborn. . ."

i do not know how anyone could love mr cummings('s poetry)more than i. i am
always happy to see how many others DO love mr cummings'spoetry((perhaps as
much as i).

Tom Hall from United States
Comment 4 of 8, added on August 6th, 2005 at 4:19 PM.

clearly, the other persons commenting here are touched and are enJoyed
(sic) by this little work as much as i am today. i do not know how anyone
could love mr cummings('s poetry)more than i. i am always happy to see
how many others DO love mr cummings'spoetry((perhaps as much as i). My
comment is from the author himself, just two twinkles to compare with
this writing.
1. from "i thank you god for most this amazing day"
"i who have died am alive again today"
... Does anythink about this remind you of spring?
2. from ntroduction to his "Collected Poems" of 1938
"if mostpeople were to be born twice they'd improbably call it dying--"
o, and a third twinkle from the same:
3. "with yo i leave a remembrance of miracles:they are by somebody who can
and who whall be continually reborn. . ."

i do not know how anyone could love mr cummings('s poetry)more than i. i
am always happy to see how many others DO love mr cummings'spoetry((perhaps
as much as i).


TomM Hall from United States
Comment 3 of 8, added on July 5th, 2005 at 7:38 PM.

This is absolutely brilliant...He has three seperate poems in one. The
first is reading the poem all the way through. The second is reading the
poem without the parentheses. The third is reading the poem only with the
parentheses. Try them, seriously if you haven't, the third one is somewhat
vague but they all make sense.

E.e. cummings = genius

Kellen from United States
Comment 2 of 8, added on June 17th, 2005 at 6:01 PM.

this poem i think is based off of the child's prayer you know... now i lay
me down to sleep and if i die before i wake please god, my soul to take. or
something along those lines. cummings was a man who loved spring so i think
this is why he wanted to dream of spring when he died. this poem is
beautiful and describes i think maybe dying peacefully. accepting what is
happening and wishing for it. it describes life also with what is given to
you and then taken and what is yours to keep.

hillary from United States
Comment 1 of 8, added on June 15th, 2005 at 4:32 PM.

Reading this makes me feel like I'm 10 years old, laying in bed & listening
to it rain. It's like the thoughts you think when you don't realize you're
thinking or maybe it's just feelings put into stings of nonsensical words
but making perfect sense.
Good stuff. :)

Kelly from United States

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