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A Birthday - Poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti

My heart is like a singing bird
Whose nest is in a water'd shoot;
My heart is like an apple-tree
Whose boughs are bent with thickset fruit;
My heart is like a rainbow shell
That paddles in a halcyon sea;
My heart is gladder than all these
Because my love is come to me.

Raise me a dais of silk and down;
Hang it with vair and purple dyes;
Carve it in doves and pomegranates,
And peacocks with a hundred eyes;
Work it in gold and silver grapes,
In leaves and silver fleurs-de-lys;
Because the birthday of my life
Is come, my love is come to me.


Comments about A Birthday by Christina Georgina Rossetti

  • Gold Star - 8,147 Points Madhabi Banerjee (4/14/2017 2:09:00 PM)

    good expression., for very spcial day (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,011 Points Alisha Castle (2/10/2016 12:22:00 PM)

    Nice similarities of heart with various natural objects, it's a nice poetry work by by one of my favorite author. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 73,497 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (12/24/2014 11:09:00 PM)

    Love to one's own birthday expressed in the poem and it is good. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Birthday

  1. 1. A Birthday Poem , Ted Kooser
  2. 2. A Birthday , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  3. 3. Poem On His Birthday , Dylan Thomas
  4. 4. Poem For My 43rd Birthday , Charles Bukowski
  5. 5. A Prayer For A Mother's Birthday , Henry Van Dyke
  6. 6. Birthday, Birthday, Happy Birthday , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  7. 7. Ninetieth Birthday , Ronald Stuart Thomas
  8. 8. A Birthday , Aleister Crowley
  9. 9. Happy Birthday , Sylvia Chidi
  10. 10. The Birthday Card , Ernestine Northover
  11. 11. For K.R. On Her Sixtieth Birthday , Richard Wilbur
  12. 12. A Birthday Candle , Donald Justice
  13. 13. Ninon De Lenclos, On Her Last Birthday , Dorothy Parker
  14. 14. - (Birthday Poem #5) To A Libra , Ronberge (anno primo)
  15. 15. A Birthday Song. To S. G. , Sidney Lanier
  16. 16. Stella's Birthday March 13, 1727 , Jonathan Swift
  17. 17. - (Birthday Poem #4) For A Virgo , Ronberge (anno primo)
  18. 18. - (Birthday Poem #3) For A Leo , Ronberge (anno primo)
  19. 19. Birthday , Robert William Service
  20. 20. - (Birthday Poem #1) For Someone .. , Ronberge (anno primo)
  21. 21. ! A Birthday Celebration , Michael Shepherd
  22. 22. For A Thirteenth Birthday , Lisel Mueller
  23. 23. To The Memory Of Mrs. Lefroy Who Died De.. , Jane Austen
  24. 24. On His Eightieth Birthday , Walter Savage Landor
  25. 25. A Ninth Birthday , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  26. 26. Birthday , Yevgeny Yevtushenko
  27. 27. (dodgy Dave Tale) Happy Birthday , JoJo Bean
  28. 28. A Strictly Not A Poem Birthday Greeting .. , Alison Cassidy
  29. 29. A Happy Birthday Sonnet For Jerry , Alison Cassidy
  30. 30. On My Birthday, July 21 , Matthew Prior
  31. 31. The Celebration Of Jesus' Birthday , Helen Click Roberts
  32. 32. Birthday - Birthday Appreciation , Shashidhar Kumar
  33. 33. The Birthday Wall (Children) , C.J. Heck
  34. 34. A Birthday Poem , john tiong chunghoo
  35. 35. Nursery Rhyme For A Twenty-First Birthday , Arthur Seymour John Tessimond
  36. 36. A Birthday Poem For Keppel , Alison Cassidy
  37. 37. A Limerick To Esther Leclerc On Her Birt.. , Chuck Audette
  38. 38. An Ode To Anna Russell, On Her Birthday , Chuck Audette
  39. 39. February 21 - Whose Birthday Today? , Michael Shepherd
  40. 40. Happy Birthday Dad , Arfa Karim
  41. 41. A Birthday Gift , Robert Fuller Murray
  42. 42. Song Composed For Washington's Birthday , Henry Timrod
  43. 43. Happy Birthday Dad , Jim Milks
  44. 44. A Birthday Night Out , Alison Cassidy
  45. 45. Happy 10th Birthday Samia , Seema Chowdhury
  46. 46. Happy 37th Birthday Sunny , Seema Chowdhury
  47. 47. My Daughter On Her Thirtieth Birthday , Alison Cassidy
  48. 48. I Know She'Ll Be Alright (For Chelsey's .. , Mary Nagy
  49. 49. Birthday Wishes To A Physician , Lizelia Augusta Jenkins Moorer
  50. 50. Happy Birthday, My Dear Wife! , Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar ..
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