Tag: Emily Dickinson

birdsong

“Hope” is the thing with feathers – (314) 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… Continue Reading “birdsong”

Emily Dickinson’s Nature

“Nature” is what we see— The Hill—the Afternoon— Squirrel—Eclipse— the Bumble bee— Nay—Nature is Heaven— Nature is what we hear— The Bobolink—the Sea— Thunder—the Cricket— Nay—Nature is Harmony— Nature is what we know— Yet have no art to say— So impotent Our Wisdom is… Continue Reading “Emily Dickinson’s Nature”

Emily Dickinson’s A Light Exists in Spring

A Light exists in Spring Not present on the Year At any other period — When March is scarcely here A Color stands abroad On Solitary Fields That Science cannot overtake But Human Nature feels. It waits upon the Lawn, It shows the furthest… Continue Reading “Emily Dickinson’s A Light Exists in Spring”

lessons learned: what forgotten plants can teach us about hope

As I continue to sit with “Hope” this week, I thought I would repost this one. “Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops – at all –… Continue Reading “lessons learned: what forgotten plants can teach us about hope”

lessons learned: sometimes, hope comes in small packages

“Hope” is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops – at all – ~from “‘Hope’ Is the Thing with Feathers” by Emily Dickinson This morning, I stumbled across the… Continue Reading “lessons learned: sometimes, hope comes in small packages”