Christina Rossetti

Hurt No Living Thing

How can a poem can affect your feelings? 

How do writers and authors create magic through their language choices?

This unit will help you to write your own poem with mood and feeling.

With thanks from Leah Crawford - www.leahcrawford.com

 
 

Christina Rossetti

Hurt no living thing:

Ladybird, nor butterfly,
Nor moth with dusty wing,
Nor cricket chirping cheerily,
Nor grasshopper so light of leap,
Nor dancing gnat, nor beetle fat,
Nor harmless worms that creep.

 

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