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Poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti


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A diamond or a coal?
	A diamond, if you please;
Who cares about a clumsy coal
	Beneath the summer trees?

A diamond or a coal?
	A coal, sir, if you please:
One comes to care about the coal
	What time the waters freeze.



Christina Georgina Rossetti

Poem Theme: Christina Georgina Rossetti

Christina Georgina Rossetti's other poems:
  1. The One Certainty
  2. Hear What The Mournful Linnets Say
  3. Maiden May
  4. Under The Ivy Bush
  5. Rosy Maiden Winifred


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