Hurt No Living Thing

by 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.

 

 


Francisco Ribalta

Title:

Hurt No Living Thing

Poet:

Rossetti, Christina

Literary Period:

Pre-Raphaelite