A Motherless Soft Lambkin

Poem By Christina Georgina Rossetti

A motherless soft lambkin
Along upon a hill;
No mother's fleece to shelter him
And wrap him from the cold: -
I'll run to him and comfort him,
I'll fetch him, that I will;
I'll care for him and feed him
Until he's strong and bold.

Comments about A Motherless Soft Lambkin

I am particularly fond of Mahtab Bangalee's comment below. Caught the essence if this gentle loving poem.
Thank you Christina Georgina Rossetti... Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
Mother's care! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
Mother's love comforts and embrace...nice poem
Here the helpfulness of a person has been astutely inscribed. Beautiful poem.


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