Gerard Manley Hopkins

(28 July 1844 – 8 June 1889 / Stratford, Essex)

Repeat That, Repeat - Poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Repeat that, repeat,
Cuckoo, bird, and open ear wells, heart-springs, delightfully sweet,
With a ballad, with a ballad, a rebound
Off trundled timber and scoops of the hillside ground, hollow hollow hollow ground:
The whole landscape flushes on a sudden at a sound.

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  • Gold Star - 14,029 Points Susan Williams (10/1/2015 1:02:00 PM)

    Beautiful piece, isn't it? Playing with the sounds of words (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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