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Who has seen the wind? Neither I nor you: But when the leaves hang trembling, The wind is passing through. (Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. Who has seen the wind? (Sing-Song) (l. 1-4). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2. R. W. Crump, ed. (1986) Louisiana State University Press.)

Spring's an expansive time: yet I don't trust March with its peck of dust, Nor April with its rainbow-crowned brief showers, Nor even May, whose flowers One frost may wither thro' the sunless hours. (Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. Winter: My Secret (l. 23-27). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 1. R. W. Crump, ed. (1979) Louisiana State University Press.)

When I am dead, my dearest, Sing no sad songs for me; Plant thou no roses at my head, Nor shady cypress tree: Be the green grass above me With showers and dewdrops wet; And if thou wilt, remember, And if thou wilt, forget. (Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet, lyricist. "Song: 'When I am Dead'," st. 1 (written 1848), published in Goblin Market, and Other Poems (1862).)

And all the winds go sighing, For sweet things dying. (Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet, lyricist. A Dirge.)

My heart is like a singing bird Whose nest is in a watered 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; (Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. A Birthday (l. 1-6). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 1. R. W. Crump, ed. (1979) Louisiana State University Press.)

Yet if you should forget me for a while And afterwards remember, do not grieve: For if the darkness and corruption leave A vestige of the thoughts that once I had, Better by far you should forget and smile Than that you should remember and be sad. (Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. Remember (l. 9-14). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 1. R. W. Crump, ed. (1979) Louisiana State University Press.)

Remember me when I am gone away, Gone far away into the silent land; (Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. Remember (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 1. R. W. Crump, ed. (1979) Louisiana State University Press.)

Passing away, saith the World, passing away: Chances, beauty and youth sapped day by day: Thy life never continueth in one stay. Is the eye waxen dim, is the dark hair changing to gray That hath won neither laurel nor bay? (Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. Old and New Year Ditties (l. 1-5). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 1. R. W. Crump, ed. (1979) Louisiana State University Press.)

Hurt no living thing: Ladybird, nor butterfly, Nor moth with dusty wing, (Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. Hurt No Living Thing (Sing-Song) (l. 1-3). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2. R. W. Crump, ed. (1986) Louisiana State University Press.)

So unrecorded did it slip away, So blind was I to see and to foresee, So dull to mark the budding of my tree That would not blossom yet for many a May. If only I could recollect it, such A day of days! I let it come and go As traceless as a thaw of bygone snow; It seemed to mean so little, meant so much; If only now I could recall that touch, First touch of hand in handDid one but know! (Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. Monna Innominata: The First Day (l. 5-14). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2. R. W. Crump, ed. (1986) Louisiana State University Press.)

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