John Banister Tabb

1845-1909

 

Blossom

by John Banister Tabb

For this the fruit, for this the seed,
For this the parent tree;
The least to man, the most to God --
A fragrant mystery
Where Love, with Beauty glorified,
Forgets Utility.

Source:

Poems
Copyright 1894
John Lane, LondonCopeland and Day, Boston
 
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