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Hope - Poem by Emily Jane Brontë

Hope was but a timid friend;
She sat without the grated den,
Watching how my fate would tend,
Even as selfish-hearted men.

She was cruel in her fear;
Through the bars, one dreary day,
I looked out to see her there,
And she turned her face away!

Like a false guard, false watch keeping,
Still, in strife, she whispered peace;
She would sing while I was weeping;
If I listened, she would cease.

False she was, and unrelenting;
When my last joys strewed the ground,
Even Sorrow saw, repenting,
Those sad relics scattered round;

Hope, whose whisper would have given
Balm to all my frenzied pain,
Stretched her wings, and soared to heaven,
Went, and ne'er returned again!


Comments about Hope by Emily Jane Brontë

  • Freshman - 998 Points Plabita Bhaskar (3/27/2017 6:16:00 AM)

    She would sing while I was weeping;
    If I listened, she would cease.
    Can closely associate with these lines. Indeed hope is a jolly pal for an aching soul. she would balm with kindness, enlightening our souls. (Report) Reply

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  • Freshman - 998 Points Plabita Bhaskar (3/27/2017 6:11:00 AM)

    She would sing while I was weeping;
    If I listened, she would cease.

    Can closely associate with these lines... indeed hope is a timid friend. She whispers light when in doom, balms with sunshine and wishful dreams. Beautiful poem! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,562 Points Sylva-onyema Uba (2/14/2017 7:01:00 PM)

    ...she whispered peace.

    Nice poem!
    Well communicated.

    Sylva (Report) Reply

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Poems About Hope

  1. 1. Hope Is The Thing With Feathers , Emily Dickinson
  2. 2. The Hope Of My Heart , John McCrae
  3. 3. Hope , Emily Jane Brontë
  4. 4. To Hope , John Keats
  5. 5. Hope Your Happy , Jessica Anonymous
  6. 6. Evelyn Hope , Robert Browning
  7. 7. Hope , Randall Jarrell
  8. 8. Hope , Friedrich Schiller
  9. 9. The Instinct Of Hope , John Clare
  10. 10. Work Without Hope , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  11. 11. Hope Is A Tattered Flag , Carl Sandburg
  12. 12. Hope Holds To Christ , Gerard Manley Hopkins
  13. 13. Bird Of Hope , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  14. 14. Dare I Hope? , Sophia White
  15. 15. Song Of Hope , Thomas Hardy
  16. 16. Since Thou Hast Given Me This Good Hope,.. , Robert Louis Stevenson
  17. 17. Love Without Hope , Robert Graves
  18. 18. Oh, They Have Robbed Me Of The Hope , Anne Brontë
  19. 19. Hope Is Not Lost , Jessica Millsaps
  20. 20. Now Let No Charitable Hope , Elinor Morton Wylie
  21. 21. Sonnets 12: Cherish You Then The Hope I .. , Edna St. Vincent Millay
  22. 22. Hope , ice johnson
  23. 23. Hope Dieth: Hope Liveth , William Morris
  24. 24. Hope (Just A Thought) , .Pd. is here
  25. 25. The Pleasures Of Hope (Excerpt) , Thomas Campbell
  26. 26. Enjoy Hope , Sandra Osborne
  27. 27. The Hope Of The Resurrection , Vachel Lindsay
  28. 28. One Must Have Hope , Vega Destiny Star
  29. 29. When Hope But Made Tranquillity Be Felt .. , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  30. 30. Sonnet Xvi: Delusive Hope , Mary Darby Robinson
  31. 31. Hope , Anne Kingsmill Finch
  32. 32. Lively Hope And Gracious Fear , William Cowper
  33. 33. Sonnet Xxv: False Hope Prolongs , Samuel Daniel
  34. 34. Hope Deferred , Robert Fuller Murray
  35. 35. Hope. , Krantol Northic
  36. 36. Lamentations Of Jeremiah Iii: Hope Of Re.. , Prophet Jeremiah
  37. 37. I Hope , Sara Magana
  38. 38. Hope , jodi right
  39. 39. 0431 You Couldn'T Make It Up... I Hope... , Michael Shepherd
  40. 40. Don'T Give Up Hope , Sylvia Chidi
  41. 41. Hope For The Future , Joseph T. Renaldi
  42. 42. Hope , suchul Jin
  43. 43. A Pastoral Ballad Ii: Hope , William Shenstone
  44. 44. Hope On , Charles Harpur
  45. 45. 0022 A Dickinsonian Ode To Hope , Michael Shepherd
  46. 46. Had I Presumed To Hope , Emily Dickinson
  47. 47. Hope , Flora A. Parham
  48. 48. All Hope , Bill Smith
  49. 49. With Faith And Hope , Ernestine Northover
  50. 50. You Gave Me Words Of Hope , Sugawara Takesue no Musume
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