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Analysis and comments on who knows if the moon's... (VII) by e.e. cummings

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Comment 14 of 299, added on May 11th, 2010 at 11:55 AM.

it kinda gives boner when i look at it

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Comment 13 of 299, added on May 11th, 2010 at 11:55 AM.

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Comment 12 of 299, added on July 8th, 2007 at 1:46 AM.

Licia I really agree with you....this is such beautiful poem, it does not
need analysing and intellectual consideration...you feel it from your gut.
I just wrote it out on my son's birthday card for tomorrow - he's 3.
Baloons,the Moon, Love, Pretty People... and I read it out for my best
friends when they married... there is so much misery and suffering in this
world, a little child-like innocent love of the world goes a long way.

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Comment 11 of 299, added on March 31st, 2006 at 10:09 AM.

It drives me crazy to hear a person ask..."What did the Poet mean by this?"
A Poem is for us to read.Take from it as individuals....what it says to
us....makes us feel....think....whatever. Getting mired in what the Poet
means takes away from the intent of the writer....for the reader to be
moved. So...read....think....feel...share if you wish....but....to tear a
poem....Poet apart....seems an injustice.

Licia from United States
Comment 10 of 299, added on February 22nd, 2006 at 11:39 PM.

Cummings writes about war. This poem is about war--about how soldiers of
war pick themselves. He contrasts the beauty of the poem with the
seriousness and sadness of the poem. This poem is angsty unlike cleo's
comment. The high pretty people are possibly several different peoples.
One possible people is the leaders of war. Another possible people is the
people in an afterlife (e.g. Heaven, Hell, Purgatory, Netherworld). The
phrase, "get into it," which cummings destinctly sets at the beginning of
line five descbribe the moving into something and also the fighting between
two people. He chooses houses, steeples, and clouds. Houses are places of
families. You leave your family when you die. He chooses steeples, which
commonly represent religion and sacred life. He also chooses clouds, which
are lofty and above others and intangible. Then, cummings chooses sailing
as if floating on water (which hey! god walked on) and a city which
nobody's ever visited,where always it's Spring.

Josh from United States

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