John Banister Tabb

1845-1909

 

Easter

by John Banister Tabb

Like a meteor, large and bright,
Fell a golden seed of light
On the field of Christmas night
When the Babe was born;
Then 't was sepulchred in gloom
Till above His holy tomb
Flashed its everlasting bloom --
Flower of Easter morn.

Source:

Poems
Copyright 1894
John Lane, LondonCopeland and Day, Boston
 
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