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On hope: Emily Dickinson’s idea

Posted on the April 15th, 2010

From “The Poems of Emily Dickinson” (Franklin, 1999):

“Hope” is the thing with feathers –
That perches in the soul –
And sings the tune without the words –
And never stops – at all –

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  1. Franco said, on April 16th, 2010 at 12:07 am

    It’s so true, we (those) who don’t have the capability to use words, we can only hope.