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VALENTINES TO MY MOTHER: 1883, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: A world of change and loss, a world of death
Last Line: Your valentine rejoices having you.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Death; Holidays; Life; Love; Mothers; Valentine's Day; Dead, The

A world of change & loss, a world of death,
Of heart & eyes that fail, of labouring breath,
Of pains to bear & painful deeds to do: --
Nevertheless a world of life to come
And love; where you're at home, while in our home
Your Valentine rejoices having you.

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