Gerard Manley Hopkins

A Muse

Hopkins. Image: Pinterest/The Hopkins Quarterly

Oh, it’s you. Why now, after all this time, why now when my self-esteem is low and, save by darting accidents, forgot. Why now?

Why now? When all is lost and you see I have come to passions end, that I need not fear the storms, the cries…

Your cries, your laughter, your good cheer, the way you walked, the movement of your limbs as you climbed a fence and ran toward…

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