by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

Your brother has a falcon
Language: English 
Your brother has a falcon,
	Your sister has a flower.
But what is left for mannikin,
	Born within an hour?

I'll nurse you on my knee, my knee,
	My own little son;
I'll rock you, rock you, in my arms,
	My least little one.

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Word count: 44