Christina Rossetti: Love Lies Bleeding

Sadly, my month of working with Christina Rossetti’s poetry must come to an end. To finish up the month, here is an essay I have written on her poetry. It is an early draft of a chapter towards a larger book I am writing about the power of writing in the Christian life; this means that it is long, but also means it is not yet drafted. I hope some of you can still find it an interesting and helpful read.

Love Lies Bleeding

Published by Matthew Pullar

Teacher, writer, blogger, husband, father, Christian. Living in Wyndham in Melbourne's west, on the land of the Kulin Nation. Searching for words to console and feed hearts and souls.

7 thoughts on “Christina Rossetti: Love Lies Bleeding

  1. I’ve downloaded this for my night-time reading this evening. I’m looking forward to it.

    I also noticed it appears my identical twin has liked you on Facebook as well. We have similar tastes. 🙂

  2. Thanks for introducing me to some wonderful poets! I can’t say I was all that into poetry (I had a mild interest) but my interest is growing. And such a great essay on Christian Rossetti! Loved it! BTW…I’m reading a book called The Divine Conspiracy and the author, Dallas Willard mentions William Cowper and I was like, “I know him!!!!” *says it like Buddy the Elf* haha!! 😛

  3. Hi Mr Pullar,
    It is great to see what you are doing both to enchance the community and all your students. You are truely an inspiration for all who meet you.

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