Christina Georgina Rossetti

5 December 1803 - 29 December 1870 / London

Minnie Bakes Oaten Cakes

Minnie bakes oaten cakes,
Minnie brews ale,
All because her Johnny's coming
Home from sea.
And she glows like a rose
Who was so pale,
And ‘Are you sure the church clock goes?’
Says she.
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