Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) was an English poet and translator. He was also a well-known painter and illustrator who was one of the founding members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
The poet Christina Rossetti was his sister.
Extract from A Death-Parting by D.G.R:
Leaves and rain and the days of the year
(Water-willow and wellaway),
All these fall, and my soul gives ear,
And she is hence, who once was here.
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