Sunday, March 4, 2012

Wordless, Day 12



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3 comments:

  1. Oh I love this one. Roots always make me think of such lovely, deep things. They're so good at reaching and nourishing and waiting.

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    1. Yes. That is beautifully said.

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    2. I've been trying to figure out why I woke up this morning with this line in my head: "There lives the dearest freshness deep down things" (from "God's Grandeur" by Gerard Manley Hopkins) and I think I just figured out why.

      "And for all this, nature is never spent;
      There lives the dearest freshness deep down things;
      And though the last lights off the black West went
      Oh, morning, at the brown brink eastward, springs--
      Because the Holy Ghost over the bent
      World broods with warm breast and with ah ! bright wings.

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