by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

Minnie bakes oaten cakes
Language: English 
Minnie bakes oaten cakes,
  Minnie brews ale,
All because her Johnny's coming
    Home from sea.
And she glows like a rose
  Who was so pale,
And "Are you sure the church clock goes?"
    Says she. 

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