Christina Georgina Rossetti Hope Poems

1.
A Hope Carol

A night was near, a day was near,
Between a day and night
I heard sweet voices calling clear,
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2.
Dead Hope

Hope new born one pleasant morn
Died at even;
Hope dead lives nevermore.
No, not in heaven.
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3.
Hope Is Like A Harebell Trembling From Its Birth

Hope is like a harebell trembling from its birth,
Love is like a rose the joy of all the earth;
Faith is like a lily lifted high and white,
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4.
If Hope Grew On A Bush

If hope grew on a bush,
And joy grew on a tree,
What a nosegay for the plucking
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