Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE LAKE, by JOHN BANISTER TABB

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THE LAKE, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: I am a lonely woodland lake
Last Line: And keep them one -- is mine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Lakes; Pools; Ponds

I AM a lonely woodland lake:
The trees that round me grow,
The glimpse of heaven above me, make
The sum of all I know.

The mirror of their dreams to be
Alike in shade and shine,
To clasp in Love's captivity,
And keep them one -- is mine.

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