Our Little Baby Fell Asleep

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



Our little baby fell asleep,
And may not wake again
For days and days, and weeks and weeks;
But then he'll wake again,
And come with his own pretty look,
And kiss Mamma again.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme ABCBDB
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 183
Words 36
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 6

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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