[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in]
by E. E. Cummings
[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in] Resources
Read all about our man here and check out some more classic Cummings poems.
Here's everything you would ever want to know about the life, career, and paintings of E. E. Cummings.
Cummings wrote this autobiographical novel when he was imprisoned in France during World War I.
We know it is, but you'd be hard-pressed to find a reading of "[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in]" that's not cheesy.
Here's a Poetry Out Loud reading of our favorite poem.
Even the Joker reads Cummings like a champ in the film Candy.
Here's another appearance of the poem on the big screen.
Here's a less dramatic reading of the poem.
This one seems more serious. Maybe it's the English accent.
Our man always looked like something of a dreamer.
It looks pretty cool when it's placed in a decorative heart.
Articles and Interviews
Harvard Magazine writes all about the rebellious poet and his alma mater.
Slate Magazine asks this highly contested question when it comes to Cummings's work.
Harold Bloom tackles E. E. Cummings in this comprehensive study guide.
Take a gander at all the different ways Cummings revolutionized modern poetry.