Dante Gabriel Rossetti

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

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Poems

121. Sacrament Hymn 4/12/2010
122. Returning To Brussels 4/12/2010
123. Barcarola (#2) 4/12/2010
124. Sonnet Lxvi: The Heart Of The Night 4/12/2010
125. Praise And Prayer 4/12/2010
126. Sonnet Xxvi: Mid-Rapture 4/12/2010
127. Sonnet Xiii: Youth's Antiphony 4/12/2010
128. Czar Alexander The Second 4/12/2010
129. Fior Di Maggio 4/12/2010
130. Found 4/12/2010
131. For The Holy Family By Michelangelo 4/12/2010
132. Sonnet Lxi: The Song-Throe 4/12/2010
133. Dis Manibus 4/12/2010
134. Michael Scott’s Wooing 4/12/2010
135. Sonnet Lxxxii: Hoarded Joy 4/12/2010
136. Motto To The Card Dealer 4/12/2010
137. Sonnet V: Heart's Hope 4/12/2010
138. Sonnet Xci: Lost On Both Sides 4/12/2010
139. Sonnet Xlviii: Death-In-Love 4/12/2010
140. Sonnet Xvii: Beauty's Pageant 4/12/2010
141. London To Folkestone (Half-Past One To Half-Past Five) 4/12/2010
142. Last Love [canzone] 4/12/2010
143. Sonnet Xii: The Lovers' Walk 4/12/2010
144. Sonnet Lxxxviii: Hero's Lamp. 4/12/2010
145. Sonnet Xcvii: A Superscription 4/12/2010
146. Sonnet Lxxx: From Dawn To Noon 4/12/2010
147. Venus Verticordia (For A Picture) 4/12/2010
148. Sonnet Lxxxi: Memorial Thresholds 4/12/2010
149. Sonnet Xxxvi: Life-In-Love 4/12/2010
150. Fiammetta 4/12/2010
151. Sonnet Lxxxix: The Trees Of The Garden 4/12/2010
152. Sonnet Xxxiii: Venus Victrix 4/12/2010
153. On The Vita Nuova Of Dante 4/12/2010
154. Sonnet Xliv: Cloud And Wind 4/12/2010
155. Sonnet Xviii: Genius In Beauty 4/12/2010
156. Hidden Harmony 4/12/2010
157. Ashore At Dover 4/12/2010
158. Sonnet Liv: Love's Fatality 4/12/2010
159. Sonnet Xvi: A Day Of Love 4/12/2010
160. Penumbra 4/12/2010
Best Poem of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Autumn Song

Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the heart feels a languid grief
Laid on it for a covering,
And how sleep seems a goodly thing
In Autumn at the fall of the leaf?

And how the swift beat of the brain
Falters because it is in vain,
In Autumn at the fall of the leaf
Knowest thou not? and how the chief
Of joys seems—not to suffer pain?

Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the soul feels like a dried sheaf
Bound up at length for harvesting,
And how death seems a comely thing
In...

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Broken Music

The mother will not turn, who thinks she hears
Her nursling's speech first grow articulate;
But breathless with averted eyes elate
She sits, with open lips and open ears,
That it may call her twice. 'Mid doubts and fears
Thus oft my soul has hearkened; till the song,
A central moan for days, at length found tongue,
And the sweet music welled and the sweet tears.

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