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To My Mother, by Christina Rossetti |

Christina Rossetti's best-known work, Goblin Market and Other Poems, was published in 1862. The collection established Rossetti as a significant voice in Victorian poetry. She died in 1894.

To My Mother

by Christina Rossetti


To-day's your natal day;


Sweet flowers I bring:

Mother, accept, I pray

My offering.


And may you happy live,

And long us bless;

Receiving as you give

Great happiness.


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