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0022 A Dickinsonian Ode To Hope - Poem by Michael Shepherd

Hopes – that soar –
like kites in wind -
above the truth –
with wishes – twisting
in their tail –
pulling at the string
of the heart –
until – soaring -
we, up there too –
looking down on present self –
from our own future –
up there too,
faith, loving-kindness?


Comments about 0022 A Dickinsonian Ode To Hope by Michael Shepherd

  • Rookie David Gerardino (4/5/2007 10:44:00 PM)

    looking down on present self, love this line, , , , , , , (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Tara very irritated with PH injustice (7/11/2006 10:46:00 AM)

    As ever I remain corrected by you. More! More! :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Shepherd (7/11/2006 10:36:00 AM)

    Tara, the Authorised Version of the Bible has 'charity', the Revised Version has 'love' -synonymous, but alas, a worn coin...and 'caritas' implies loving care...hrrumph... (Report) Reply

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Poems About Hope

  1. 1. Hope Is The Thing With Feathers , Emily Dickinson
  2. 2. To Hope , John Keats
  3. 3. Hope , Emily Jane Brontë
  4. 4. Oh, They Have Robbed Me Of The Hope , Anne Brontë
  5. 5. Work Without Hope , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  6. 6. The Hope Of My Heart , John McCrae
  7. 7. Since Thou Hast Given Me This Good Hope,.. , Robert Louis Stevenson
  8. 8. Hope Is A Tattered Flag , Carl Sandburg
  9. 9. Love Without Hope , Robert Graves
  10. 10. Hope , Randall Jarrell
  11. 11. Song Of Hope , Thomas Hardy
  12. 12. The Instinct Of Hope , John Clare
  13. 13. Evelyn Hope , Robert Browning
  14. 14. Hope Holds To Christ , Gerard Manley Hopkins
  15. 15. Bird Of Hope , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  16. 16. Hope, Hope And Hope , gajanan mishra
  17. 17. What Is Hope? Hope Is Like , Ambrosia Ambrosia
  18. 18. Hope , Anne Kingsmill Finch
  19. 19. Hope Or Hope Against Hope , Kumarmani Mahakul
  20. 20. Hope For The Future , Joseph T. Renaldi
  21. 21. Lively Hope And Gracious Fear , William Cowper
  22. 22. The Hope Of The Resurrection , Vachel Lindsay
  23. 23. Love, Faith And Hope , Bob Gotti
  24. 24. The Pleasures Of Hope (Excerpt) , Thomas Campbell
  25. 25. Hope , Friedrich Schiller
  26. 26. I Hope I Hope , gajanan mishra
  27. 27. When There Is No Hope And Nothing To Hop.. , Shalom Freedman
  28. 28. Hope Dieth: Hope Liveth , William Morris
  29. 29. Sonnet Xvi: Delusive Hope , Mary Darby Robinson
  30. 30. Sonnets 12: Cherish You Then The Hope I .. , Edna St. Vincent Millay
  31. 31. Sonnet- Hope Is Always There , Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar ..
  32. 32. Enjoy Hope , Sandra Osborne
  33. 33. The Service Without Hope , Emily Dickinson
  34. 34. Hope , David Darbyshire
  35. 35. Don'T Give Up Hope , Sylvia Chidi
  36. 36. Good Hope Men's Prayer Breakfast , Luke Easter
  37. 37. Only Hope Of Survival , Amy Louise Kerswell
  38. 38. Stallions Hope , Sandra Osborne
  39. 39. Had I Presumed To Hope , Emily Dickinson
  40. 40. Hope......(Hope Reigns Supreme) , saadat tahir
  41. 41. 'Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here' , Not Long Left
  42. 42. I Hope The Best For You , sandy nobody
  43. 43. Only Hope Of Survival , Amy Kerswell
  44. 44. Suicide Is My Only Hope , Amy Kerswell
  45. 45. Dare I Hope? , Sophia White
  46. 46. Hope To Be.... , hazem al jaber
  47. 47. A Song Of Hope , David SmithWhite
  48. 48. Seamstress Of Hope , Patricia Gale
  49. 49. Good Hope Baptist Church Choir , Luke Easter
  50. 50. Hope Your Happy , Jessica Anonymous
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