John Banister Tabb

1845-1909

 

Ave: Sidney Lanier

by John Banister Tabb

Ere Time's horizon-line was set,
Somewhere in space our spirits met,
Then o'er the starry parapet
Came wandering here.
And now, that thou art gone again
Beyond the verge, I haste amain
(Lost echo of a loftier strain)
To greet thee there.

Source:

Poems
Copyright 1894
John Lane, LondonCopeland and Day, Boston
 
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