Edward Estlin Cummings

(14 October 1894 - 3 September 1962 / Boston / United States)

I Carry Your Heart With Me - Poem by Edward Estlin Cummings

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  • Rookie Tatiana Levin (10/1/2015 6:34:00 PM)

    I picked this poem as final words on the funeral of.... my beloved baby.... I wish he could hear me .... But i know he feels me and my crying loving heart will forever stay with him.. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 8 Points A Crowley (6/7/2015 3:29:00 PM)

    E. E. Cummings has to have some of the sweetest love poems. He writes of a person that has made him feel comforted. He will never be alone, he has another soul to keep him company.

    I think everyone seeks a love so deep. This love is one that you cannot imagine being without in your life. It's a precious existence, with the one you love. Edward Estlin Cummings has chosen to capture it in a poem. He wanted to keep it for longer than his skin would let him. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie ..... W@king Up..... (4/25/2013 4:25:00 AM)

    I'm sure Edward's poems are awesome :) but what I don't understand is why they let us see plenty of other famous poets' works, but not this one: | (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Anu Ngilyang (3/3/2012 5:32:00 AM)

    i love this poem..very touching, i read it over and over that i know it by heart now.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lisa Foster (1/1/2012 9:51:00 PM)

    I just watched the movie also In Her Shoes...as Debra had heard it there, so did I. If Edward Cummings were alive..Is thank him, and he would know how many peoples lives it continues to touch. I'm passing it on to a friend I had to leave because of his addictions. The poem reminds me of him and it breaks my heart because I carry his heart with me. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Debra Austin (6/27/2008 5:14:00 PM)

    I first heard this poem while watching In Her Shoes' and immediately bought another copy of the movie and sent it to my sister who was living in Calfornia, (I live in Louisiana) . My sister had been battling with cancer for many years and this poem expressed my love for her just beautifully and it was my birthday present to her. I went to move her last November to her daughter's home in Texas & we watched the movie together, she loved the poem. She & her daughter & son-in-law came to my home for Christmas & she passed away on Christmas Eve in her sleep. I had a friend read the poem at her funeral. It still brings tears to my eyes when I read it. It holds such beauty in every line. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Reei Tioti (9/17/2007 4:18:00 AM)

    I love the poem...it is very touching and I read it over and over again....a good poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michelle Harper (5/15/2007 12:22:00 AM)

    This poem is powerful. I heard it on ER and was moved to tears. I am getting married in October and this poem captures my feelings for the man I am marrying. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Erin McKiernan (6/29/2006 12:53:00 AM)

    This poem is very endearing; though not my favorite by E.E. Cummings. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Bellinda King (3/8/2005 4:35:00 AM)

    This poem rocks, my fiance and i are using it in our wedding: D (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

Poem Edited: Monday, March 19, 2012

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