Tag Archives: Dante Gabriel Rossetti

THIS MONTH’S PARODY (Apr 15) Sudden Light / I Have Been Here Before

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) Sudden Light Sudden Light was written in 1853 or thereabouts, and first published in 1863 in Poems: An Offering to Lancashire. It appeared in various versions over the next three decades, finally ending with a different last verse (see below) to that originally published. Rossetti’s déjà vu of an intimate relationship […]