His father founded a marine insurance firm and at one time served as Hawaiian consul-general in London.
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Uh Oh There was a problem with your submission. Please try again later.Pied Beauty - Glory be to God for dappled things--The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.
Of the rolling level underneath him steady air, and striding. Shmoop Poetry study guides and teacher resources. Smart, fresh guides to great poetry by Stanford, Harvard, and Berkeley Ph.D. and Masters students.
Search. Search MENU. "Pied Beauty" is a curtal sonnet by the English poet Gerard Manley Hopkins (–). It was written in , but not published until , when it was included as . Pied Beauty, sonnet by Gerard Manley Hopkins, composed in the summer of and published in in the posthumous collection Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins.
The poem, one of his best known, celebrates the singularity and variety of nature, challenging the Platonic ideal of perfect beauty.