Dickinson offers the reader another reason to have hope. It is heard even in the coldest, saddest lands.
Hope is eternal and everywhere. The birds song of hope is even heard “And on the strangest sea. ” Hope exists for everyone. In the last two lines, Dickinson informs us that the bird of hope asks for no favor or price in return for its sweet song.
Hope is a free gift. It exists for all of us. All we must do is not clip the wings of hope and let it fly and sing freely. Its song can be heard over the strangest seas, coldest lands, and in the worst dorms.
It is a song that never ends as long as we do not let it. In this poem there is also Alliteration (the commencement of two or more words of a word group with the same letter) present in it. “Without the words,” “And sore must be the storm” and “And on the strangest sea” Dickinson poem optimistically suggests that the song of hope can be found in everyone that it is always there when it is most needed. The speaker suggests that no special effort is needed to feel hope, that it naturally comes to those who need it most.
Theme of the poem is that hope is always there for those who need it.