Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

Hope Is The Thing With Feathers - Poem by Emily Dickinson

'Hope' is the thing with feathers—
That perches in the soul—
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Topic(s) of this poem: hope

Form: Sonnet


Comments about Hope Is The Thing With Feathers by Emily Dickinson

  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (3/10/2015 6:09:00 AM)

    I likes this poem and that is about hope. (Report) Reply

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  • Lonely Poet (2/24/2015 11:31:00 AM)

    I love this poem! It is so eloquent, and yet so simple. (Report) Reply

  • Jinal Oswal Jinal Oswal (1/19/2015 2:28:00 AM)

    Hope- a secret wish of what we want. Wonderful poem (Report) Reply

  • Lakshmi S Bose Lakshmi S Bose (1/12/2015 12:56:00 AM)

    nice poem about hope (Report) Reply

  • Nishi Kumari Nishi Kumari (1/1/2015 7:43:00 AM)

    hope is the inspiration in the heart which keeps it beating even when the body dies..... (Report) Reply

  • Nishi Kumari Nishi Kumari (1/1/2015 7:43:00 AM)

    hope is the inspiration in the heart which keeps it beating even when the body dies..... (Report) Reply

  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (12/4/2014 11:20:00 AM)

    Hope is much more than that
    A thing with feathers that flies
    When the going gets dismal and rough
    It becomes our guiding star of dark skies........ (Report) Reply

  • Takondwa Hauya Takondwa Hauya (11/14/2014 12:25:00 AM)

    My favourite poem of all times... (Report) Reply

  • Sharvali Shinde (11/3/2014 8:33:00 AM)

    Yep, our hopes should be like nails & hairs.....no matter how many times they get cut......they don't stop growing! ! ! ! They provide great insight to do, to be something in life. Really a wonderful write........... :) (Report) Reply

  • Emina Kemem (10/19/2014 10:35:00 PM)

    I truly love this poem and it makes me move.... it inspires me (Report) Reply

  • Georgios Venetopoulos Georgios Venetopoulos (9/17/2014 5:19:00 PM)

    The poetess composes a Quatorzain here -one of her favored metrical forms- because she combines each two consecutive lines to one. For example - And sings the tune without the words -
    And never stops - at all - A beautiful Iambic heptameter - Quatorzain - for the experienced reader. (Report) Reply

  • Georgios Venetopoulos Georgios Venetopoulos (9/17/2014 5:18:00 PM)

    The poetess composes a Quatorzain here -one of her favored metrical forms- because she combines each two consecutive lines to one. For example - And sings the tune without the words—
    And never stops—at all— A beautiful Iambic heptameter - Quatorzain - for the experienced reader. (Report) Reply

  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage Jayatissa K. Liyanage (9/1/2014 7:24:00 AM)

    Life, where ever it goes carries along opes. Yet it does no ask even a crumb in return! Inspiring poem. Wonderful. (Report) Reply

  • Ging Taping Ging Taping (8/31/2014 9:18:00 PM)

    NICE ONE..continue hoping while its free (Report) Reply

  • Houssam Mokhtari Houssam Mokhtari (8/31/2014 3:50:00 PM)

    L'espoir fait vivre I enjoyed reading this lovely poem :)) (Report) Reply

  • Abekah Emmanuel Abekah Emmanuel (8/23/2014 6:47:00 PM)

    A very powerful theme elaborated by a great poetess....so unique in style....great job! (Report) Reply

  • N. K. N. K. (7/25/2014 10:37:00 AM)

    A beautiful and inspiring poem, written by a talented and inspiring poet. (Report) Reply

  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (7/8/2014 9:46:00 AM)

    Most beautifully made a poem by the great poet and liked it. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (4/27/2014 8:35:00 PM)

    .........so beautifully this poetess describes hope....and yes Emily is one of my favourite poetess, the other two are valerie and valsa....with these three poetess you cannot go wrong... (Report) Reply

  • Brian Jani Brian Jani (4/25/2014 5:26:00 PM)

    Awesome I like this poem (Report) Reply










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