Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, ST. THERESA AND THE CHILD, by JOHN BANISTER TABB

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ST. THERESA AND THE CHILD, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who art thou, son?' the little stranger smiled
Last Line: "he -- radiant -- ""jesus of theresa I."
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Teresa, Saint (1515-1582); Teresa Of Jesus, Saint; Teresa Of Avila, Saint; Theresa, Saint

"Who art thou, son?" The little stranger smiled,
"And who art thou?" Whereto she made reply,
"Theresa I of Jesus am, my child."
He -- radiant -- "Jesus of Theresa I."

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