John Banister Tabb

1845-1909

 

Evolution

by John Banister Tabb

Out of the dusk a shadow,
Then, a spark;
Out of the cloud a silence,
Then, a lark;
Out of the heart a rapture,
Then, a pain;
Out of the dead, cold ashes,
Life again.

Source:

Poems
Copyright 1894
John Lane, LondonCopeland and Day, Boston
 
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