John Bannister Tabb

(1845-1909 / the United States)

Lights In Darkness - Poem by John Bannister Tabb

The Moon, like Mary, bore to be
The partner of His agony.
The Sun, in pity for the race,
Like God, the Father, hid his face,
That, haled as witness, he might say,
'I saw not, for I turned away.'

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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