The lyrics of this marvelous song by Merz (1999), are by Gerard Manley Hopkins, 1844–89, an English Jesuit and innovative poet who experimented with metre and developed what he called ’sprung rhythm’, anticipating free verse.
The Starlight Night
Written Feb. 24, 1877. Published 1918
LOOK at the stars! look, look up at the skies!
O look at all the [...]