Poet Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins

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aleph_nought: why did gerard manley hopkins never write a poem containing the word 'dreamself'

MargaretHession: Pied Beauty By Gerard Manley Hopkins Glory be to God for dappled things – For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow; For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim; Fresh-firecoal chestnut-falls; finches’ wings ...

Odyssey_Fiction: Gérard Manley Hopkins was a preacher in Leigh for a time, he basically said it was a shit hole but St Helens was 'revolting' so get rekt fake scousers.

moorehn: A bit grim but if you're a person who lives in your head (like me) this from Gerard Manley Hopkins reminds you of the centrality of the body: "This is one thing certain of your place of death; You are there now, you sit within your corpses."

judithbarrow77: Thorny matters: My Favourite Poems XII: Gerard Manley Hopkins

emilass_: Acts in God's eye what in God's eye he is — Chríst — for Christ plays in ten thousand places, Lovely in limbs, and lovely in eyes not his To the Father through the features of men's faces. As Kingfishers Catch Fire by Gerard Manley Hopkins

SLIMELEVEL: when i was 17 i read one gerard manley hopkins poem and it literally made me horny

welfordwrites: The originality of Gerard Manley Hopkins

ColleenSwaimDJO: God, lover of souls, swaying considerate scales, Complete thy creature dear O where it fails, Being mighty a master, being a father and fond. ✍️from In the Valley of the Elwy by Gerard Manley Hopkins

RobGMacfarlane: Word of the day: "shivelights" - the sharp lances of sunshine that pierce the canopy or foliage of a wood.(Gerard Manley Hopkins)

smithpatrick08: "Shipwrecks Are Badass: Gerard Manley Hopkins and Stan Rogers in Dialogue"

scott_scharl: Listen to "God's Grandeur" by Gerard Manley Hopkins, my latest on Scott Reads Poetry. ⚓

gkmonthly: Gerard Manley Hopkins, badass.

kjavadizadeh: Gerard Manley Hopkins, charmer.

McalisterAndrew: I have nothing but the very highest regard for Gerard Manley Hopkins as a poet and a Christian.

blow_phil: Reading Fr. Nichols on Gerard Manley Hopkins has me convinced that Hopkins is some sort of turbo genius I'll never understand

catholicthing: In the Valley of the Elwy by Gerard Manley Hopkins

___OED___: Gerard Manley Hopkins, Notebooks ("...so that the effect was that of a broad bridge with two coloured brims."

mirmiration: As far as I'm concerned the biggest missed opportunity in all of history is that Gerard Manley Hopkins and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn never met, which definitely would have created a middle-name powered vortex to destroy the gender binary forever.

am_parra: I see Chesterton, Tolkien, Dawson, and I'm assuming the other three are Gerard Manley Hopkins, Robert Hugh Benson... and Graham Green maybe?

neerjadeodhar: "What would the world be, once bereft Of wet and of wildness? Let them be left, O let them be left, wildness and wet Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet." From 'Inversnaid' by Gerard Manley Hopkins

skydog811: In Our Time: Gerard Manley Hopkins on Apple Podcasts

jennharper12: “God is so great that all things give Him glory if you mean that they should.” —Gerard Manley Hopkins

hey_clarity: Your personal boundaries protect the inner core of your identity and your right to choices. - Gerard Manley Hopkins

aweekofkindness: when gerard manley hopkins talks about shook foil this is what i hear

UtLbooks: What would the world be, once bereft Of wet and of wildness? Let them be left, O let them be left, wildness and wet; Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet. - Gerard Manley Hopkins

welfordwrites: Pied Beauty: a poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins

xavierolinsj: He fathers-forth whose beauty is past change: Praise Him. - Gerard Manley Hopkins,S.J. Today notice the many things around—and within—you that speak to you of God. Praise Him!…

thereaderorg: 8. No Worst There is None, Gerard Manley Hopkins A service user at an NHS trust asked for this to be read at a meeting with a group of directors. He said, simply: ‘I find it helps to see it written out like that, in order, when I am feeling very bad. It helps.’

wmhartnett: zero gerard manley hopkins tweets in 2019

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A. E. Housman Poem
When I Watch The Living Meet
 by A. E. Housman

When I watch the living meet,
And the moving pageant file
Warm and breathing through the street
Where I lodge a little while,

If the heats of hate and lust
In the house of flesh are strong,
Let me mind the house of dust

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