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Spring

Spring

  

by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Analysis: Sex Rating

Exactly how steamy is this poem?

G

There's not a lot that's very steamy here, except if you're a plant. Evidence of plant reproduction is all over the place: weeds sprouting, plants growing leaves, flowers budding. But the images seem geared toward birth and rebirth.

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