“Jesus Wept:”

William Michael Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1850?
Rhyme: abbaabbacdeedc
Meter: iambic pentameter
Genre: sonnet


◦ Fredeman 145-148

Scholarly Commentary


The poem is WMR's. It deals with the resurrection of Lazarus as told in John 11:20-45.

Printing History

First printed in The Germ no. 4, pages 179.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1