John Bannister Tabb

(1845-1909 / the United States)

In The Nest - Poem by John Bannister Tabb

O world beneath the mother's wing,
Secure from harm,
The heart so near the sheltered thing
To keep it warm!

No longer needed now the light
Of heaven above-
The very darkness breathes a plight
Of deeper love.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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