Hope is the Thing with Feathers

“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.
~~Emily Dickinson

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  1. Have you read Grief Is A Thing With Feathers by Max Porter. It’s a beautiful, weird little book about a daily getting over the death of the mum of the house. You can read it in an hour or two. Highly recommended.

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