Tag Archives: 1830–1894

I loved you first by Christina Rossetti

I loved you first: but afterwards your love    Outsoaring mine, sang such a loftier songAs drowned the friendly cooings of my dove.    Which owes the other most? my love was long,    And yours one moment seemed to wax more strong;I … Continue reading

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I wish I could remember by Christina Rossetti

I wish I could remember that first day, First hour, first moment of your meeting me, If bright or dim the season, it might be Summer or Winter for aught I can say; So unrecorded did it slip away, So … Continue reading

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