Gerard Manley Hopkins writes about the joy, energy and innocence of spring. | Scottish Poetry Library

Gerard Manley Hopkins writes about the joy, energy and innocence of spring. | Scottish Poetry Library

‘Glory be to God for For Dappled Things’ « Sketches & Jottings

‘Glory be to God for For Dappled Things’

"Glory be to God for dappled things...." (from the poem "Pied Beauty" by Gerard Manley Hopkins). Calligraphy by Mary Noble.

"Glory be to God for dappled things...." (from the poem "Pied Beauty" by Gerard Manley Hopkins). Calligraphy by Mary Noble.

Forlorn - Photography by @carlonavato from the series Spaces of Otherness' - - - 'Gods Grandeur' by Gerard Manley Hopkins - The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out like shining from shook foil; It gathers to a greatness like the ooze of oil Crushed. Why do men then now not reck his rod? Generations have trod have trod have trod; And all is seared with trade; bleared smeared with toil; And wears man's smudge and shares man's smell: the soil  Is bare now nor can foot…

Forlorn - Photography by @carlonavato from the series Spaces of Otherness' - - - 'Gods Grandeur' by Gerard Manley Hopkins - The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out like shining from shook foil; It gathers to a greatness like the ooze of oil Crushed. Why do men then now not reck his rod? Generations have trod have trod have trod; And all is seared with trade; bleared smeared with toil; And wears man's smudge and shares man's smell: the soil Is bare now nor can foot…

Moor - Photography by @carlonavato from the series Spaces of Otherness' - - - 'Gods Grandeur' by Gerard Manley Hopkins - The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out like shining from shook foil; It gathers to a greatness like the ooze of oil Crushed. Why do men then now not reck his rod? Generations have trod have trod have trod; And all is seared with trade; bleared smeared with toil; And wears man's smudge and shares man's smell: the soil  Is bare now nor can foot feel…

Moor - Photography by @carlonavato from the series Spaces of Otherness' - - - 'Gods Grandeur' by Gerard Manley Hopkins - The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out like shining from shook foil; It gathers to a greatness like the ooze of oil Crushed. Why do men then now not reck his rod? Generations have trod have trod have trod; And all is seared with trade; bleared smeared with toil; And wears man's smudge and shares man's smell: the soil Is bare now nor can foot feel…

Secrets - Photography by @carlonavato from the series Spaces of Otherness' - - - 'Gods Grandeur' by Gerard Manley Hopkins - The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out like shining from shook foil; It gathers to a greatness like the ooze of oil Crushed. Why do men then now not reck his rod? Generations have trod have trod have trod; And all is seared with trade; bleared smeared with toil; And wears man's smudge and shares man's smell: the soil  Is bare now nor can foot…

Secrets - Photography by @carlonavato from the series Spaces of Otherness' - - - 'Gods Grandeur' by Gerard Manley Hopkins - The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out like shining from shook foil; It gathers to a greatness like the ooze of oil Crushed. Why do men then now not reck his rod? Generations have trod have trod have trod; And all is seared with trade; bleared smeared with toil; And wears man's smudge and shares man's smell: the soil Is bare now nor can foot…

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