Christina Georgina Rossetti

(5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894 / London)

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A Birthday


My heart is like a singing bird
Whose nest is in a water'd shoot;
My heart is like an apple-tree
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  • Rookie - 3 Points Emily Oldham (6/21/2009 5:37:00 AM)

    I don't know what all of it means- what's a halycon sea? - but it paints a picture in my mind anyway, no matter how inaccurate. Beautiful imagery. Another of my favourite. (Report) Reply

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