Poem: Heaven Haven (A nun takes the veil)

A haven for the calling of a nun's life is described; it is written by Gerard Manly 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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