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Poem of the Month: Christina Rossetti’s “In an Artist’s Studio”
Poem of the Month: Christina Rossetti's "In an Artist's Studio"

                                      Dante Gabriel Rossetti drew numerous pictures of his model, muse and later wife Elizabeth Siddal. The Rossetti Archive exhibits many portraits from 1850-1861, such as those given here. When his sister Christina’s poem “In an Artist’s […]

Poem of the Month: May

Christina Rossetti, “May” I cannot tell you how it was, But this I know: it came to pass Upon a bright and sunny day When May was young; ah, pleasant May! As yet the poppies were not born Between the blades of tender corn; The last egg had not hatched as yet, Nor any bird […]

Poem of the Month March

SONNET. INEZ TO MANUEL. I think of thee !—and all my Soul is made The subject of that one most Sovereign Thought: That Thought is me!—thus thou art me!—sole sought And only chosen one!—the adored!—the obeyed!— That Thought, methinks, when Life must flower-like fade, Shall first rise up to heaven!—sublimely fraught With Immortality, not then first […]