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Gerard Manley Hopkins


  • As Kingfishers Catch Fire
       As king fishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame;
  • Binsey Poplars Felled /79
        My aspens dear, whose airy cages quelled,
  • Carrion Comfort
       Not, I'll not, carrion comfort, Despair, not feast on thee;
  • Duns Scotus's Oxford
       Towery city & branchy between towers
  • Felix Randal
       Felix Randal the farrier, O is he dead then? my duty all ended,
  • God's Grandeur
       The world is charged with the grandeur of God.
  • I Wake And Feel The Fell Of Dark
       I wake and feel the fell of dark, not day,
  • No Worst, There Is None
       No worst, there is none. Pitched past pitch of grief,
  • Pied Beauty
       Glory be to God for dappled things --
  • Spring & Fall
        Margaret, are you grieving
  • That Nature Is A Heraclitean Fire And Of The Comfort Of The Resurrection
       Cloud-puffball, torn tufts, tossed pillows
  • The Caged Skylark
       As a dare-gale skylark scanted in a dull cage,
  • The Starlight Night
       Look at the stars! look, look up at the skies!
  • The Windhover
       I caught this morning morning's minion, kingdom of daylight's dauphin, dapple-dawn-drawn Falcon, in his riding
  • The Wreck Of The Deutschland
        Thou mastering me
  • Thou Art Indeed Just
       Thou art indeed just, Lord, if I contend