Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, SING-SONG; A NURSERY RHYME BOOK: 93, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI



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SING-SONG; A NURSERY RHYME BOOK: 93, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: A diamond or a coal
Last Line: What time the waters freeze.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Diamonds


A diamond or a coal?
A diamond, if you please:
Who cares about a clumsy coal
Beneath the summer trees?

A diamond or a coal?
A coal, sir, if you please:
One comes to care about the coal
What time the waters freeze.





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