Category Archives: Rossetti Christina

Amor Mundi by Christina Rossetti

Amor Mundi by Christina Rossetti “Oh where are you going with your love-locks flowing    On the west wind blowing along this valley track?” “The downhill path is easy, come with me an it please ye,    We shall escape the uphill … Continue reading

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‘Echo’ by Christina Rossetti

‘Echo’ by Christina Rossetti “Come to me in the silence of the night; Come in the speaking silence of a dream; Come with soft rounded cheeks and eyes as bright As sunlight on a stream; Come back in tears, O … Continue reading

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‘Spring quiet’ by Christina Rossetti

‘Spring quiet’ by Christina Rossetti Gone were but the Winter, Come were but the Spring, I would go to a covert Where the birds sing; Where in the whitethorn Singeth a thrush, And a robin sings In the holly-bush. Full of … Continue reading

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‘I loved you first: but afterwards your love’ by Christina Rossetti

‘I loved you first: but afterwards your love‘ by Christina Rossetti I loved you first: but afterwards your love     Outsoaring mine, sang such a loftier song As drowned the friendly cooings of my dove.     Which owes the other … Continue reading

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17th December – “In the Bleak Midwinter” by Christina Rossetti

17th December “In the Bleak Midwinter” by Christina Rossetti (written 1872, published posthumously in 1904) In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, … Continue reading

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“Remember” by Christina Rossetti

Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)   Remember me when I am gone away, Gone far away into the silent land; When you can no more hold me by the hand, Nor I half turn to go yet turning stay. Remember me when … Continue reading

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