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If Hope is the thing with feathers
Then I am its silvery cage,
And I hold all the scribbles and writings
That my Hope has returned to the page.

The singing is soft and devoted,
A quiet, benevolent theme.
It fills up the glorified bird cage
Like a sleepy and somnolent dream.

The tune is a sorrowful silence
That drifts in a limitless grace.
And I know that it never stops singing,
Lest my soul by its wishes erase.

I could never continue without it,
This beautiful, radiant bird.
For it carries my love and emotion
And changes them into a word.
This is for the Poem-forthe-poemless contest. Below is the link to the group.


I don't own the picture, by the way. Not mine.
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Krypson Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This "Wordless Song" is quite wordy....
...somnoent?! :iconhmm-plz: *looks up on google*....:iconblankstareplz:...oh, I see....
Once more, an outstanding job! Where ever do you get your inspiration?
bookbrink Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
'Hope is the Thing With Feathers,'
by Emily Dickinson. In hers, hope is the thing we all keep inside ourselves to keep us going. In mine, hope is my inspiration, and although the tune it sings is heard by no one else, it gives me the words to write into my poems.
Yay for metaphors!
Krypson Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, metaphors...what would the world be without them...*dazes off dreamily*
bookbrink Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
*joins you*
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