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This Little Rose

by Ella Jarman-Pinto

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This Little Rose
English source: Emily Dickinson

Nobody knows this sweet little Rose
It might a pilgrim be
Did I not take it from the ways
And lift it up to thee.
Only a Bee will miss it
Only a Butterfly,
Hastening from far journey
On its breast to lie
Only a Bird will wonder
Only a Breeze will sigh
Ah Little Rose - how easy
For such as thee to die!


Ella Jarman-Pinto

Ella Jarman-Pinto (b.1989) is a critically acclaimed composer, described by Classic FM in 2020 as ‘one of the UK’s most exciting music-makers’ and someone who 'openly challenges a lot of the long-standing preconceptions about who a composer is'.…


Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet. Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, into a prominent family with strong ties to its community. After studying at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her…


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