John Bannister Tabb

(1845-1909 / the United States)

Ideals - Poem by John Bannister Tabb

Could Day demand a gift of Night,
And Night the boon bestow,
'T would be that heaven of star-delight
Where Dreams departed go.

Could Night the gift demand, and Day
The benefit confer,
'T would be, upon his twilight way
A lengthened hour with her.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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