Poem of theWeek 46

The Rainbow

Christina Rossetti

 

Boats sail on the rivers,

And ships sail on the seas;

But clouds that sail across the sky

Are prettier than these.

There are bridges on the rivers,

As pretty as you please;

But the bow that bridges heaven,

And overtops the trees,

And builds a road from earth to sky,

Is prettier far than these.

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Poem of the Week 42

Summer

Christina Rossetti

Rushes in a watery place,

And reeds in a hollow;

A soaring skylark in the sky,

A darting swallow:

And where pale blosson used to hang

Ripe fruit to follow.