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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This text was added to the website: 2006-01-27
Line count: 8
Word count: 33