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Is it Well with the Child?

Christina Georgina Rossetti 1830 (London) – 1894 (London)



SAFE where I cannot die yet,
  Safe where I hope to lie too,
Safe from the fume and the fret;
  You, and you,
  Whom I never forget.
Safe from the frost and the snow,
  Safe from the storm and the sun,
Safe where the seeds wait to grow
  One by one,
  And to come back in blow.

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Christina Georgina Rossetti

Christina Georgina Rossetti was an English poet who wrote various romantic, devotional, and children's poems. "Goblin Market" and "Remember" remain famous. She wrote the words of two Christmas carols well known in the UK: "In the Bleak Midwinter", later set by Gustav Holst and by Harold Darke, and "Love Came Down at Christmas", set by Harold Darke and by other composers. more…

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