Sunday, May 8, 2011

To My Mother, a poem by Christina Rossetti.

Post 607 - The English poet Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) wrote poems of love, fantasy, and nature, verses for children, and devotional poetry and prose. This is Rossetti’s first poem, written on April 27th, 1842, when she was 11 years old.

To My Mother by Christina Rossetti.

To-day’s your natal day,
Sweet flowers I bring;
Mother, accept, I pray,
My offering.

And may you happy live,
And long us bless;
Receiving as you give
Great happiness.

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