Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
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Joy

Rating: 2.7
My heart is like a little bird
That sits and sings for very gladness.
Sorrow is some forgotten word,
And so, except in rhyme, is sadness.

The world is very fair to me –
Such azure skies, such golden weather,
I’m like a long caged bird set free,
My heart is lighter than a feather.
I rise rejoicing in my life;
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COMMENTS
Shaun Cronick 14 May 2020
Joy! And joy of joys when reading this unique and stand alone masterpiece of a poem. This wondrous poem still holds so true and elegant today. Timeless.
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Annabelle Dmchowski 17 December 2017
used this poem for a church service. people cried! ! :)
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