The Thing with Feathers

Emily Dickinson said, “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.” We’re living in a time that can crush hope. What we need are ways to rebuild hope, rebuild the idea of a future for ourselves and our planet. Have you found a way? Activism, voting, buying an electric car – what will it take to make us feel like we are part of the solution and not part of the problem?

Please use the open space below to share your first 50 words on the topic ‘the thing with feathers.’


Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

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