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Heaven--Haven: A Nun Takes The Veil

Gerard Manley Hopkins

    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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