“My Heart is Like a Singing Bird – Selected Bird Poems of Christina Rossetti” contains a fantastic collection of beautiful nature poetry by English poet Christina Georgina Rossetti, with each poem linked by the common theme of birds. A wonderful little poetry pocket book brimming with 15 delightful avian poems coupled with colour illustrations by John James Audubon that would make for a fantastic gift for birdwatchers, twitchers and literature lovers alike. Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894) was an English writer famous for her devotional, romantic, and children’s poems. Her most well known poems include “Goblin Market” and “Remember”, and she also wrote the lyrics to two famous British Christmas carols: “In the Bleak Midwinter” and “Love Came Down at Christmas”. Other notable works by this author include: “Commonplace and Other Stories” (1870), “Speaking Likenesses” (1874), and “Called to Be Saints” (1881). Contents include: “Birds and Poets, an Excerpt by John Burroughs”, “A Birthday”, “The First Spring Day”, “A Birds-eye View”, “On the Wing”, “A Bird Song”, “Bird Raptures”, “Bird or Beast?”, “A Green Cornfield”, “Gone Forever”, “Symbols”, “April – An excerpt from The Months: A Pageant”, “Freaks of Fashion”, “An Old World Thicket”, “A Wintry Sonnet”, and “The Peacock has a Score of Eyes”. Ragged Hand is proud to be publishing this brand new collection of classic poetry now complete with illustrations by James John Audubon and an excerpt by John Burroughs.