John Bannister Tabb

(1845-1909 / the United States)

Augury - Poem by John Bannister Tabb

Before the dawn, 'tis light,
If Hope the vigil keep;
Before the noon-tide, night,
Of Woe, despairing, weep:
The Future 'tis that shows
What now the present knows.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010



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