John Banister Tabb

1845-1909

 

The Butterfly

by John Banister Tabb

Leafless, stemless, floating flower,
From a rainbow's scattered bower,
Like a bubble of the air
Blown by fairies, tell me where
Seed or scion I may find
Bearing blossoms of thy kind.

Source:

Poems
Copyright 1894
John Lane, LondonCopeland and Day, Boston
 
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