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Inspiring Poems: “As kingfishers catch fire”

The poet Gerard Manley Hopkins was born on July 28th, 1844. If you’ve ever seen a kingfisher fly past, you’ll know that flash of bright blue, so you’ll probably be able to imagine the excitement that Hopkins puts in the opening line to this wonderful poem: “As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame” But this … Continue reading Inspiring Poems: “As kingfishers catch fire”