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Poem by John Bannister Tabb


Memory


I go not to the grave to weep,
But to my heart, wherein I keep
A hidden manna that hath fed
Alike the living and the dead.

We gathered it as, day by day,
It fell from heaven upon our way,
To be, if haply one were gone,
The bread for both to feed upon.



                      John Bannister Tabb


John Bannister Tabb's other poems:
  1. Garnered
  2. A Blind Man's Epitaph
  3. Consecration
  4. The Sun
  5. The Vampire Moon


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Oliver Goldsmith Memory ("O MEMORY, thou fond deceiver")
  • Christina Rossetti Memory ("I nursed it in my bosom while it lived")
  • William Browne Memory ("SO shuts the marigold her leaves")

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