Christina Georgina Rossetti

5 December 1803 - 29 December 1870 / London

A Pocket Handkerchief To Hem

A pocket handkerchief to hem -
Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear!
How many stitches it will take
Before it's done, I fear.
Yet set a stitch and then a stitch,
And stitch and stitch away,
Till stitch by stitch the hem is done -
And after work is play!
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