Mati Rose McDonough
March 25, 2014
I Carry Your Heart With Me is a children’s adaptation of the beloved E. E. Cummings poem, beautifully illustrated by Mati Rose McDonough. Showing the strong bond of love between mother and child, within nature and throughout life, Cummings’ heartfelt words expressed through McDonough’s lovely illustrations combine to create a fresh, yet classic, portrayal of love. First published by Liveright Publishing in 1952 in Complete Poems: 1904–1962 by E. E. Cummings, as “[i carry your heart with me (i carry it in],” I Carry Your Heart With Me has become a classic and very popular poem over the years. McDonough’s illustrations provide a new artistic interpretation on this familiar poem.