“Hope is the Thing with Feathers”

“Hope” is the thing with feathers–
That perches in the soul–
And sings the tune without the words–
And never stops–at all–

And sweetest–in the Gale–is heard–
And sore must be the storm–
That could abash the little Bird
That kept so many warm–

I’ve heard it in the chillest land–
And on the strangest Sea–
Yet, never, in Extremity,
It asked a crumb–Of Me.

~Emily Dickinson~rainbow-ireland-september-2006.jpg

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One response to ““Hope is the Thing with Feathers”

  1. I write because I must make a living, an effort which is often distracted by my love for singing, playing the guitar and the chromatic harmonica

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