by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

The dear old woman in the lane
Language: English 
The dear old woman in the lane
  Is sick and sore with pains and aches,
We'll go to her this afternoon,
  And take her tea and eggs and cakes.

We'll stop to make the kettle boil,
  And brew some tea, and set the tray,
And poach an egg, and toast a cake,
  And wheel her chair round, if we may. 

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This text was added to the website: 2006-01-19
Line count: 8
Word count: 60