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Poems by Christina G. Rossetti

«·MY DREAM. · THE HOUR AND THE GHOST.·»

SONG.

O roses for the flush of youth,
  And laurel for the perfect prime;
But pluck an ivy branch for me
  Grown old before my time.

O violets for the grave of youth,
  And bay for those dead in their prime;
Give me the withered leaves I chose
  Before in the old time.


«·MY DREAM. · THE HOUR AND THE GHOST.·»