by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

Sing me a song
Language: English 
Sing me a song--
  What shall I sing? --
Three merry sisters
  Dancing in a ring,
Light and fleet upon their feet
  As birds upon the wing.

Tell me a tale --
  What shall I tell?
Two mournful sisters,
  And a tolling knell,
Tolling ding and tolling dong,
  Ding dong bell. 

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This text was added to the website: 2007-09-29
Line count: 12
Word count: 49