John Bannister Tabb

(1845-1909 / the United States)

Becalmed - Poem by John Bannister Tabb

The bar is crossed: but Death-the pilot-stands
In seeming doubt before the tranquil deep;
The fathom-line still trembling in his hands,
As when upon the treacherous shoals of sleep.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010



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