Christina Georgina Rossetti

(5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894 / London)

The Dog Lies In His Kennel - Poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti

The dog lies in his kennel,
And Puss purrs on the rug,
And baby perches on my knee
For me to love and hug.
Pat the dog and stroke the cat,
Each in its degree;
And cuddle and kiss my baby,
And baby kiss me.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 1, 2010



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