Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership


CreationEarth Nature Photos


Hope Holds to Christ

 .
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Hope holds to Christ the mind’s own mirror out To take His lovely likeness more and more.
It will not well, so she would bring about An ever brighter burnish than before And turns to wash it from her welling eyes And breathes the blots off all with sighs on sighs.
Her glass is blest but she as good as blind Holds till hand aches and wonders what is there; Her glass drinks light, she darkles down behind, All of her glorious gainings unaware.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
I told you that she turned her mirror dim Betweenwhiles, but she sees herself not Him.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.

by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Biography | Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes | Email Poem - Hope Holds to ChristEmail Poem |
Comment below this ad.

Top Gerard Manley Hopkins Poems

Analysis and Comments on Hope Holds to Christ

Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem Hope Holds to Christ here.

Commenting has been disabled for now.