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Poems of Christina Rossetti A beautifully illustrated gift book edition of Rossetti s musical nineteenth century poetry includes such familiar works as Repining, A Birthday, Amor Mundi, and Goblin Market My favourite female poet Goblin Market A remarkable collection of artistic poetry in a Victorian worldview filled with wistful hopes, evocative imageries, and deep emotions Rossetti, a talented poetess, tackled recurring themes such as piety, love, sentimentalism, feminism, and somehow, like Emily Dickinson, had a penchant for death My only gripe here is that I was not a fan of her religious poems, but it s still worth reading I ve only selected the poems that I found lovely and soul stirring Excerpts and commentaries follow ther A remarkable collection of artistic poetry in a Victorian worldview filled with wistful hopes, evocative imageries, and deep emotions Rossetti, a talented poetess, tackled recurring themes such as piety, love, sentimentalism, feminism, and somehow, like Emily Dickinson, had a penchant for death My only gripe here is that I was not a fan of her religious poems, but it s still worth reading I ve only selected the poems that I found lovely and soul stirring Excerpts and commentaries follow thereafter The Goblin MarketAn allegorical poem about temptation and redemption with sheer focus on sisterly love, sexual pleasures, or perhaps homosexuality in another interpretation as well as Victorian feminism A cautionary poem laden with heavy themes The Royal PrincessAn in depth examination of privilege and entitlement from the perspective of a secluded and lonely yet kind hearted princess Heart s Chill Between and Death s Chill Between are early, twin love poems which Rossetti had written when she was 16 years old prior to being a known poet Heart s Chill Between Death s Chill Between A BirthdayA lovely, birthday dedication for one s own lover SpringCelebrating life anew with the beauty of springtime Life and DeathA lugubrious look at both life and death Somewhere or OtherOne of my favourite poems of Rossetti Vivid, lush, and hopeful poem referring to one s soulmate RestDeath bestows its blessing to end the unendurable agony Another one of my favourites RememberOne of the greatest, heart rending, gut wrenching poems I ve ever read An unforgettable masterpiece L.E.L.A mesmerizing, accessible poem No Thank You, JohnThis was a fascinating poem Think of being friend zoned during the Victorian era This poem is simply beautiful.Remember Remember me when I am gone away,Gone far away into the silent land When you can nohold me by the hand,Nor I half turn to go yet turning stay.Remember me when noday by dayYou tell me of our future that you plann d Only remember me you understandIt will be late to counsel then or pray.Yet if you should forget me for a whileAnd afterwards remember, do not grieve For if the darkness and corruption leaveA vestige of the thoughts that once I ha This poem is simply beautiful.Remember Remember me when I am gone away,Gone far away into the silent land When you can nohold me by the hand,Nor I half turn to go yet turning stay.Remember me when noday by dayYou tell me of our future that you plann d Only remember me you understandIt will be late to counsel then or pray.Yet if you should forget me for a whileAnd afterwards remember, do not grieve For if the darkness and corruption leaveA vestige of the thoughts that once I had,Better by far you should forget and smileThan that you should remember and be sad Christina Georgina Rossetti Lie still, lie still, my breaking heart My silent heart, lie still and break Life, and the world, and mine own self, are changedFor a dream s sake.

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