Emily Dickinson – “Hope is the Thing with Feathers” [Poem]

May 15, 2012 — Leave a comment

 

Hope is the thing with feathers
Emily Dickinson


If you enjoy this poem,
Like our Facebook page or Follow us on Twitter
to keep up with our poem of the day every day…

     

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,
And on the strangest sea;
Yet, never, in extremity,
It asked a crumb of me.