by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

Kookoorookoo! kookoorookoo!"
Language: English 
"Kookoorookoo! kookoorookoo!"
  Crows the cock before the morn;
"Kikirikee! kikirikee!"
  Roses in the east are born.

"Kookoorookoo! kookoorookoo!"
  Early birds begin their singing;
"Kikirikee! kikirikee!"
  The day, the day, the day is springing. 

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Text added to the website: 2006-01-27 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:17
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