Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, HER PILOT, by JOHN BANISTER TABB



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HER PILOT, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Death seemed afraid to wake her
Last Line: To find her voyage done.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


Death seemed afraid to wake her;
For, traversing the deep,
When home he came to take her,
He kept her fast asleep.

And, haply, from her dreaming
Of many a risk to run
She woke, with rapture beaming,
To find her voyage done.





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