The Question and Answer section for Christina Rossetti: Poems is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
A Chill is only three stanzas long. It speaks to motherhood, the natural instincts of nature to protect and find warmth for their children (lambs and chicks), and then to the desire the poet has to find her own.
Corn that is drying out are said to have "dimples".
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