by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

I planted a hand
Language: English 
I planted a hand
  And there came up a palm,
I planted a heart
  And there came up balm.

Then I planted a wish,
  But there sprang a thorn,
While heaven frowned with thunder
  And earth sighed forlorn. 

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This text was added to the website: 2009-01-02
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Word count: 38