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[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in]

[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


Cummings on Poets.org

Read all about our man here and check out some more classic Cummings poems.

One-Stop Cummings Shop

Here's everything you would ever want to know about the life, career, and paintings of E. E. Cummings.

The Enormous Room

Cummings wrote this autobiographical novel when he was imprisoned in France during World War I.


A Bit Cheesy

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.

High School Students and Cummings

Here's a Poetry Out Loud reading of our favorite poem.

Heath Ledger and Candy

Even the Joker reads Cummings like a champ in the film Candy.

Cameron Diaz and In Her Shoes

Here's another appearance of the poem on the big screen.


A Less Cheesy Reading

Here's a less dramatic reading of the poem.

Another Version

This one seems more serious. Maybe it's the English accent.


Dreamy Cummings

Our man always looked like something of a dreamer.

The Poem in a Heart

It looks pretty cool when it's placed in a decorative heart.

Articles and Interviews

The Rebellious Cummings

Harvard Magazine writes all about the rebellious poet and his alma mater.

Is That a Poem?

Slate Magazine asks this highly contested question when it comes to Cummings's work.


Bloom's Major Poets

Harold Bloom tackles E. E. Cummings in this comprehensive study guide.

100 Selected Poems

Take a gander at all the different ways Cummings revolutionized modern poetry.

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