Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, MATER DOLOROSA, by JOHN BANISTER TABB

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MATER DOLOROSA, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Again maternal autumn grieves
Last Line: Who died upon a tree.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Autumn; Crucifixion; Seasons; Fall; Jesus Christ - Crucifixion

Again maternal Autumn grieves,
As blood-like drip the maple leaves
On Nature's Calvary,
And every sap-forsaken limb
Renews the mystery of Him
Who died upon a Tree.

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