The Musings of a Crazy Homosexual
Friday, September 17, 2010
L'oiseau en cage "Espoir" (the caged bird "hope")
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 chillest land,
And on the strangest sea;
Yet, never, in extremity,
It asked a crumb of me.
I absolutely love this poem. it reminds me of why the caged bird sings. so often i have felt that i was the caged bird. and that i alsways hope(d) against hope.
there are only 3 things that are ever ours which no one can take away; they are our own individual hopes, emotions, and thoughts.
but this little birdie is spreading his wings. though he might fall at first, nonetheless he must try and try again.
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