Christina Georgina Rossetti

(5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894 / London)

Who Has Seen The Wind? - Poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti

Who has seen the wind?
Neither I nor you.
But when the leaves hang trembling,
The wind is passing through.
Who has seen the wind?
Neither you nor I.
But when the trees bow down their heads,
The wind is passing by.


Comments about Who Has Seen The Wind? by Christina Georgina Rossetti

  • (2/27/2019 8:02:00 PM)

    I just remembered this poem that I learnt in school, years ago, when I was a child, but could not remember the words. Thanks. I always liked this poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/16/2019 11:44:00 AM)

    Whenever I sit looking at the garden on a breezy day I think of this poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/10/2019 12:18:00 PM)

    I am seasoned as well. Like 82........ The wind that moves leaves from my yard to my neighbor's yard always gives me a generous portion from my other neighbor's yard. This poem likewise springs up in my thinking having committed it to memory while only a lad in 2nd grade. Mrs. Bubb was a substitute teacher who was big on poetry. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/23/2018 11:51:00 AM)

    Wow - this is one poem I had to learn in grade school age around 8 and I still remember it, Couldn't remember the author. I had to look it up. Cant believe I still can resite it (Report)Reply

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  • (9/13/2018 4:11:00 PM)

    What a nice poem I liked it I have to draw an illustration for this poem when i was in 5th grade. (Report)Reply

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  • (8/12/2018 3:25:00 PM)

    When I was in junior school I was asked to recite this poem and on completion I was given a extra bottle of milk which in my school days was distriubed to all pupils (Report)Reply

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  • (8/9/2018 5:18:00 PM)

    Had this poem for homework and lost the page. So glad I could find it on Google. Doing my homework and listening to Head Over Heels by Tears for Fears (: (Report)Reply

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  • (7/20/2018 6:39:00 AM)

    Quoted in Carson McCullers short story Who Has Seen The Wind. I tracked down the verse today. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/12/2018 11:17:00 AM)

    i recited this poem as a child now i am reciting it with my child (Report)Reply

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  • (4/29/2018 2:39:00 PM)

    I memorized this poem as a teen! Here I am at age 70 still reciting it on a windy day! (Report)Reply

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  • Ruta Mohapatra (4/23/2018 12:28:00 PM)

    One of the best nursery rhymes! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/9/2018 10:50:00 AM)

    We had to memorize this poem in the second grade in Irving, TX. I’ve always remembered it. Glad that I could Google it. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/3/2018 3:10:00 PM)

    O my i was excited to Google and find this poem, I'm season in age but we are having a fierce wind storm and I thought of this poem that I remembered as a child in grade school, now I couldn't remember line fior line but the first line I certainly remember. Thank you for wonderful memories. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/12/2018 3:51:00 PM)

    Isn't there a little more to, this poem? Oh wind do you never rest, ...................bringing snow? (Report)Reply

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  • (2/5/2018 3:58:00 PM)

    Learnt it at Elementary School in S. Wales (Report)Reply

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  • (11/13/2017 5:04:00 PM)

    Would love a book of her poetry....does that exist? (Report)Reply

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  • (10/11/2009 1:09:00 AM)

    Who as seen the wind is a short poem but if ur just read it a couple time then just imagin it... its a beautiful image and it pretty deep from an outdorswomans veiw (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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