John Banister Tabb

1845-1909

 

Phantoms

by John Banister Tabb

Are ye the ghosts of fallen leaves,
O flakes of snow,
For which, through naked trees, the winds
A-mourning go?

Or are ye angels, bearing home
The host unseen
Of truant spirits, to be clad
Again in green?

Source:

Poems
Copyright 1894
John Lane, LondonCopeland and Day, Boston
 
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