Poet Christina Rossetti

English poet and author (B:1830-12-05 - D:1894-12-29)

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I Planted A Hand

I planted a hand
And there came up a palm,
I planted a heart
And there came up balm.

Then I planted a wish,
But there sprang a thorn,
While heaven frowned with thunder
And earth sighed forlorn.



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