Pied Beauty

Gerard Manley Hopkins (born on 28 July 1844) was an English poet and Jesuit priest whose posthumous fame placed him among the best Victorian poets. None of his poems were published during his lifetime. In a period of traditional verse. he was an innovator in prosody (especially as regards his “sprung rhythm”, based on the… Read More Pied Beauty

Winter

The winter solstice marks the official beginning of astronomical winter.It falls on 21 December in the Northern Hemisphere and in June in the Southern HemisphereIt is the shortest day of the year, after which the days start getting longer. However, for meteorologists and climatologists, the first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere is on… Read More Winter