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i carry your heart with me Summary & Analysis
by E. E. Cummings

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Published in 1952, “i carry your heart with me(i carry it in” is one of E. E. Cummings’s best known love poems. The speaker feels an intense connection to an unidentified lover, addressing the poem to this person and suggesting that everything in life has become infused with their romance. The poem very loosely adheres to the structure of a sonnet, though the meter and rhyme scheme—as well as the stanza form—break from convention. This aligns with the idiosyncratic syntactical style that Cummings is known for, which is also on full display here.

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