Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins

Died: June 8, 1889, Dublin, Republic of Ireland Website Facebook X/Twitter

Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ was an English poet and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian poets. Two of his major themes were nature and religion.

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A Foul Four-Letter Word; HOPE

by Emily Dickinson and others in Figures of Speech

A swirl of emotions and mixed metaphors question the utility of it all, this aesthetic of prejudicial arrangement exists without compromise, promise, or otherwise. Hope is a foul four-letter word, I prefer hopium and the addictions in the face of limited liberty. 

The Delta Force

by Heraclitus and others in Figures of Speech

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