by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

Dead in the cold, a song‑singing thrush
Language: English 
Dead in the cold, a song-singing thrush,
Dead at the foot of a snowberry bush,--
Weave him a coffin of rush,
Dig him a grave where the soft mosses grow,
Raise him a tombstone of snow.

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This text was added to the website: 2006-01-19
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Word count: 36