Brat Farrar (bratfarrar) wrote,
Brat Farrar
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third sunday of easter

Pied Beauty

Glory be to God for dappled things--
For skies of couple-color as a brindled cow;
For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim;
Fresh-firecoal chestnut-falls; finches' wings;
Landscape plotted and pierced--fold, fallow and plow;
And all trades, their gear and tackle and trim.

All things counter, original, spare, strange;
Whatever is fickle, freckled (who knows how?)
With swift, slow; sweet, sour; adazzle, dim;
He fathers-forth whose beauty is past change:
Praise him.


~Gerard Manley Hopkins
Tags: faith, poetry
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