Does the road wind up-hill all the way?
Yes, to the very end.
Will the day’s journey take the whole long day?
From morn to night, my friend.
But is there for the night a resting-place?
A roof for when the slow dark hours begin.
May not the darkness hide it from my face?
You cannot miss that inn.
Shall I meet other wayfarers at night?
Those who have gone before.
Then must I knock, or call when just in sight?
They will not keep you standing at that door.
Shall I find comfort, travel-sore and weak?
Of labour you shall find the sum.
Will there be beds for me and all who seek?
Yea, beds for all who come.
Today, the poet #ChristinaRossetti is remembered. Her poetry dealt mainly with religious subjects, one of her well known words are the popular Christmas Carol, In the bleak mid-winter. Her first recorded verses were written on 27 April 1842. She died in 1894. pic.twitter.com/ycC9U3fNKg
— Parish of Moseley (@ParishofMoseley) April 27, 2022