piedness

piedness

(ˈpaɪdnəs)
n
the condition or quality of being pied, for example in an animal
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The unfastening of self in "The Wreck of the Deutschland" and "Carrion Comfort," the apocalyptic night and coldness in "God's Grandeur," the dis-membering of nature and historical dis-remembering in "Spelt from Sibyl's Leaves," the "enormous dark" that seemingly climaxes everything in "Heraclitean Fire," and the demise of piedness registered in countless other poems are all familiar indicators or what Gillian Beer sees as an "entropic movement.
Perdita responds, "For I have heard it said,/There is an art, which in their piedness shares/With great creating Nature.