Hope

Gone From My Sight

Ship at sea

By Henry Van Dyke I am standing upon the seashore.A ship, at my side, spreads her white sailsto the moving breezeand starts for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength. I stand and watch her until, at length,she hangs like a speck of white cloudjust where …

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They were Healed

This poem was written in 1869, reprinted during the 1918 Pandemic. It was written in 1869 by Kathleen O’Mara: And people stayed at homeAnd read books, And listened, And they rested, And did exercisesAnd made art and played, And learned new ways of being, And stopped and listened, More deeply, …

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