Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
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Bird Of Hope

Rating: 3.1

Soar not too high, O bird of Hope!
Because the skies are fair;
The tempest may come on apace
And overcome thee there.

When far above the mountain tops
Thou soarest, over all –
If, then, the storm should press thee back,
How great would be thy fall!

And thou wouldst lie here at my feet,
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An awesome poem on hope.

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An awesome poem on hope.

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An awesome poem on hope.

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Shaun Cronick 08 May 2020

A little bit of wise caution advised here and there, such is life.

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Alexandra Wells 27 January 2020

lovely poem, read out on Burns night.

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Carmina Abrenica 16 June 2018

A masterpiece with a heartfelt message...

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Kishor Kumar Mishra 17 October 2017

Soar not too high, O bird of Hope! Because the skies are fair; The tempest may come on apace And overcome thee there - - These initial lines tells that the hopes must have a limit. Too much hope may bring despire.

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Shankaran Kutty 23 March 2016

Brilliant poem.. So lyrical..

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