Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE ANNUNCIATION (2), by JOHN BANISTER TABB

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THE ANNUNCIATION (2), by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fiat' - the flaming word
Last Line: Of life and light.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Annunciation, The; Mary. Mother Of Jesus; Women - Bible; Virgin Mary

"FIAT!" -- The flaming word
Flashed, as the brooding Bird
Uttered the doom far heard
Of Death and Night.

"Fiat!" -- A cloistered womb --
A sealed, untainted tomb --
Wakes to the birth and bloom
Of Life and Light.

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