Get a site

Christina Rossetti

Christina Rossetti – Vanità delle vanità / Vanity of Vanities

Vittorio Matteo Corcos, In the garden, 1892 Of all the downfalls in the world,  the flutter of an Autumn leaf  grows grievous by suggesting grief:  who thought, when Spring was first unfurled,  of this? The wide world lay empearled;  who thought of frost that nips the world?  Sigh on, my ditty.  There lurk a hundred …

Christina Rossetti – Vanità delle vanità / Vanity of Vanities Read More »

Christina Rossetti – Quando io sono morta, mio carissimo / When I am dead, my dearest

Edward Frederick Brewtnall, Sleeping Beauty, 1880 ca When I am dead, my dearest, Sing no sad songs for me; Plant thou no roses at my head, Nor shady cypress tree: Be the green grass above me With showers and dewdrops wet; And if thou wilt, remember, And if thou wilt, forget. I shall not see the shadows, I shall not feel the rain; I shall …

Christina Rossetti – Quando io sono morta, mio carissimo / When I am dead, my dearest Read More »