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Hope Is The Thing With Feathers

Rating: 4.1

'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—
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Monday, January 13, 2003
Topic(s) of this poem: hope
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
* Sunprincess * 27 September 2012

a most beautiful poem Emily..thank you.. :)

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Amena MEHMOOD 22 April 2012

It is said that intellegent people speak words that are simple, well understood, and a clean thought....

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Muna Jafar 29 February 2012

beautifull.....! ! ! So simple but also so deep.... [3

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June Walker 27 June 2012

I love this poem. Simple direct profound.

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Neeraj Bhatt 09 October 2011

I LOVE HER POEM 'I FELT A FUNERAL IN MY BRAIN' AND ''I FELT A CLEAVAGE IN MY MIND' MUCH.

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Nabakishore Dash 19 September 2021

Extremely good.

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Technology takes care of our body but poetry takes care of our soul

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A marvelous poem beautifully woven. A masterpiece.

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Dr Dillip K Swain 11 July 2021

Extremely well written......5 stars

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Sylvia Frances Chan 11 July 2021

AH, MY DEJA VU! Such and excellent CLASSIC POEM OF THE DAY! 5 Stars full

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