Heaven - Haven A nun takes the veil

Gerard Manley Hopkins 1844 (Stratford, London) – 1889 (Dublin)

I have desired to go
Where springs not fail,
To fields where flies no sharp and sided hail
And a few lilies blow.
 
And I have asked to be
Where no storms come,
Where the green swell is in the havens dumb,
And out of the swing of the sea.
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