John Bannister Tabb

(1845-1909 / the United States)

Periwinkle - Poem by John Bannister Tabb

Periwinkle Magdalen,
Ever near the tomb,
Weeps her hidden Lord again
'Mid the twilight gloom;


Till the wonder of surprise
Clears her overclouded eyes,
And the Resurrection lies
In each chalice-bloom.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010



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