Dante Gabriel Rossetti

(12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882 / London / England)

The Seed of David (For a Picture)


Christ sprang from David Shepherd, and even so
From David King, being born of high and low.
The Shepherd lays his crook, the King his crown,
Here at Christ's feet, and high and low bow down.

Submitted: Monday, April 12, 2010

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