Hope is the thing with feathers……………..

DSC_1680Swans & Ducks on the River Frome, Dorchester (Jane Thorne)

Hope is the thing with feathers,
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune without the words,
And never stops at all.

Emily Dickinson


41 Responses to “Hope is the thing with feathers……………..”

  1. 1 Aquileana February 25, 2015 at 8:24 pm

    I have always loved this poem dear Jane. Thanks for sharing . All the best to you. Aquileana 😎


  2. 3 bardessdmdenton February 17, 2015 at 6:20 pm

    One of my favorite Emily Dickinson poems and with a photo to match its grace and sparkle, what could be better? XO ❤


  3. 7 Elizabeth Melton Parsons February 3, 2015 at 1:04 am

    My very favorite Emily poem. Enjoyed re-reading it. Thank you, Jane. ❤


  4. 9 smzang January 31, 2015 at 1:39 am


    Perfection! Words and picture fit like hand in glove.
    Just grand!!



  5. 11 Francina January 28, 2015 at 12:07 pm

    beautiful, Jane , the poem fits the picture wonderfully 🙂
    love and hugs xxx


  6. 13 Al January 27, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    That’s a lovely photo. Very fitting for the verse and a relief from the wintry scenes I see out the window right now.


  7. 15 D.G.Kaye January 26, 2015 at 10:58 pm

    Beautiful photo to accompany Emily’s words. 🙂


  8. 19 Cherry B January 26, 2015 at 6:14 pm

    Beautifully said 🙂 Thank you for sharing Jane. xxx


  9. 24 Maxi January 26, 2015 at 11:45 am

    Feathers sooth a wounded heart like a cloak of silk. Hope you are on the mend, my friend. Love n Hugs
    blessings ~ maxi


  10. 26 journeyintopoetry January 26, 2015 at 11:36 am

    What a gorgeous photo Jane, full of hope!
    This is one of my favourite quotes from a great poem.
    Oodles of love flying over to you ❤️ Xxx


  11. 28 Maria F. January 26, 2015 at 1:20 am

    This is beautiful. I love Mute Swans. And this is my favorite quote from Emily Dickinson. Thanks for sharing it and reminding me of it.


  12. 30 tornadoday January 26, 2015 at 1:08 am

    hope is at the bone of faith….
    faith, but the quiet assurance
    of miracles……

    I love this, Jane.
    and you ❤


  13. 32 ianscyberspace January 26, 2015 at 12:42 am

    Lovely tranquil scene well illustrated by the poem. Thank you.


  14. 34 1smiles January 25, 2015 at 11:47 pm

    Beautiful… the poem, the picture and of course the writer of this blog.
    Love you to the moon and back Jane,


  15. 36 Jill Weatherholt January 25, 2015 at 11:40 pm

    Beautiful, Jane. Thanks for sharing. 🙂


  16. 38 karifrances January 25, 2015 at 11:36 pm

    I love this poem! Have it hung up in my mirror so I look at it in the morning.


  17. 40 dtdeedge January 25, 2015 at 11:21 pm

    Realty is that winged thing of later
    That lurks in the soul
    That eats dream and desire,
    The thing that never stops.


    • 41 Jane Thorne January 26, 2015 at 2:38 pm

      Hello, your words reminded me of the last stanza of this poem:

      I’ve heard it in the chillest land –
      And on the strangest Sea –
      Yet – never – in Extremity,
      It asked a crumb – of me.


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