by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

I have but one rose in the world
Language: English 
I have but one rose in the world,
  And my one rose stands a-drooping:
Oh, when my single rose is dead
  There'll be but thorns for stooping. 

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This text was added to the website: 2009-01-02
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