Christina Georgina Rossetti
Christina Rossetti was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems. She is best known for her long poem Goblin Market, her love poem Remember, and for the words of the Christmas carol In the Bleak Midwinter.
Early Life and Education
Christina Rossetti was born at 38 Charlotte Street (now 105 Hallam Street), London to Gabriele Rossetti, a poet and a political exile from Vasto, Abruzzo, and Frances Polidori, the sister of Lord Byron's friend and physician, John William Polidori. She had two brothers and a sister: more »
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- Dream Land
- A Study (A Soul)
- From Sunset to Star Rise
- When I am dead, my dearest
- A Birthday
- A Better Ressurection
- A Daughter of Eve
- Who Has Seen the Wind?
- A Pause
- Sleeping at last
- Cousin Kate
Quotationsmore quotations »
''Gone were but the Winter,Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. Spring Quiet (l. 1-4). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 1. R. W. Crump, e...
Come were but the Spring,
I would go to a covert
Where the birds sing.''
''One day in the countryChristina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet, lyricist. Summer.
Is worth a month in town.''
''Spin and die,Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. The Caterpillar (Sing-Song) (l. 7-8). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2....
To live again as butterfly.''
''Brown and furryChristina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. The Caterpillar (Sing-Song) (l. 1-4). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2....
Caterpillar in a hurry,
Take your walk
To the shady leaf, or stalk,''
''The city mouse lives in a house;Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. The City Mouse and the Garden Mous (Sing-Song) (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Christin...
The garden mouse lives in a bower,''
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