Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE RAIN AND THE DEW, by JOHN BANISTER TABB

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THE RAIN AND THE DEW, by                     Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou hast fallen,' said the dewdrop
Last Line: "my native home, the sky."
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Sky

"Thou hast fallen," said the dewdrop
To a sister drop of rain,
"But wilt thou, wedded with the dust,
In banishment remain?"

"Nay, dewdrop, but anon with thee --
The lowlier born than I --
Uplifted shall I seek again
My native home, the sky."

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