John Banister Tabb

1845-1909

 

The Lake

by John Banister Tabb

I am a lonely woodland lake:
The trees that round me grow,
The glimpse of heaven above me, make
The sum of all I know.

The mirror of their dreams to be
Alike in shade and shine,
To clasp in Love's captivity,
And keep them one -- is mine.

Source:

Poems
Copyright 1894
John Lane, LondonCopeland and Day, Boston
 
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