Quotation by Christina Georgina Rossetti

What are heavy? Sea-sand and sorrow;
What are brief? Today and tomorrow;
What are frail? Spring blossoms and youth;
What are deep? The ocean and truth.
Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894), British poet. What Are Heavy? (Sing-Song) (l. 1–4). . .

The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2. R. W. Crump, ed. (1986) Louisiana State University É Press.
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