by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

What are heavy? sea‑sand and sorrow
Language: English 
What are heavy? sea-sand and sorrow:
What are brief? to-day and to-morrow:
What are frail? Spring blossoms and youth:
What are deep? the ocean and truth. 

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