I measure every Grief I meet
With narrow, probing, eyes –
I wonder if It weighs like Mine –
Or has an Easier size.
I measure every Grief I meetFeatured Shared Story
Penny, you are so right to be honest and tell it like it is for you because that's how I feel as well. It's ok not to be ok. My daughter died on May 23, 2019, of a drug overdose. She had...
If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain;
If I can ease one life the aching,
Or cool one pain,Featured Shared Story
The poem transmits the meaning of helping from the heart, reaching out to those in need and soothing the pain felt by others. It doesn't need a hero to work wonders, only need a heart to...
"Hope" is the thing with feathers -
That perches in the soul -
And sings the tune without the words -
And never stops - at all -Featured Shared Story
I recited this poem in grade six and it has been an inspiration for me ever since. Wonderful work!
Because I could not stop for Death,
He kindly stopped for me;
The carriage held but just ourselves
And Immortality.Featured Shared Story
Yeah, I agree we don't stop to think that death will come and take us away even when the ones he has taken are staring right at us. My grandma passed away when I was little. I sobbed for hours.
There is another sky,
Ever serene and fair,
And there is another sunshine,
Though it be darkness there;Featured Shared Story
My mother, Joyce, loves her garden, which she made and made beautiful; and her other garden is the seeds of positivity, love, and joy that she has sown throughout her life. Joyce is 84 now...
A Light exists in Spring
Not present on the Year
At any other period --
When March is scarcely hereFeatured Shared Story
The poem depicts supremacy of nature. Nature is beyond natural laws. It's the underlying truth that nature poets communicate to us through their writings.
A bird came down the walk:
He did not know I saw;
He bit an angle-worm in halves
And ate the fellow, raw.Featured Shared Story
That's just about the way nature is. I spent time outside watching all the amazing creatures, and they all have busy responsibilities to attend to, so structured to doing their purpose in...
11 Most Popular Poems by Emily Dickinson
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