John Bannister Tabb

(1845-1909 / the United States)

My Photograph - Poem by John Bannister Tabb

My sister Sunshine smiled on me,
And of my visage wrought a shade.
'Behold,' she cried, 'the mystery
Of which thou art afraid!


'For Death is but a tenderness,
A shadow, that unclouded Love
Hath fashioned in its own excess
Of radiance from above.'


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010



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