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A "Poem a Day" from your library in celebration of National Poetry Month

4/17/2015  A "Poem of the Day" from your library in celebration of National Poetry Month. For more information click: http://www.poets.org/national-poetry-month/home

 "'Hope' is the Thing With Feathers" by Emily Dickinson

'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 chilliest land -

And on the strangest Sea -

Yet, never, in Extremity,

It asked a crumb - of Me.

 

Emily Dickinson

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