Christina Rossetti (1830 – 1894)
Today is the anniversary of the death of Christina Rossetti, English poet. She wrote a variety of poems – romantic, devotional, and children’s. You might recall – Goblin Market, Remember, Love Came Down at Christmas and the words of the Christmas carol In the Bleak Midwinter.
Love Came Down at Christmas (excerpt)
Love came down at Christmas,
Love all lovely, Love Divine,
Love was born at Christmas,
Star and Angels gave the sign.