Gateway to the Classics: Display Item
Christina Georgina Rossetti

The Peach Tree

The peach tree on the southern wall

Has basked so long beneath the sun,

Her score of peaches great and small

Bloom rosy, every one.

A peach for brothers, one for each,

A peach for you and a peach for me;

But the biggest, rosiest, downiest peach

For Grandmamma with her tea.