monday verse: in the bleak midwinter

In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, long ago. from In The Bleak Midwinter by Christina Rossetti A wintry landscape for my last Monday Verse. We had a couple of really cold, … Continue reading monday verse: in the bleak midwinter

monday verse: amor mundi

“Oh where are you going with your love-locks flowing On the west wind blowing along this valley track?” “The downhill path is easy, come with me an it please ye, We shall escape the uphill by never turning back.” So they two went together in glowing August weather, The honey-breathing heather lay to their left … Continue reading monday verse: amor mundi

monday verse: when I am dead, my dearest

  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 … Continue reading monday verse: when I am dead, my dearest