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Poem by John Bannister 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.

                      John Bannister Tabb

John Bannister Tabb's other poems:
  1. Garnered
  2. Poe's Purgatory
  3. Fog
  4. Blind
  5. The Sun

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