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

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THE REAPER, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tell me whither, maiden june
Last Line: "the granary of sleep."
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Sleep

TELL me whither, maiden June,
Down the dusky slope of noon
With thy sickle of a moon,
Goest thou to reap.

"Fields of Fancy by the stream
Of night in silvery silence gleam,
To heap with many a harvest-dream
The granary of Sleep."

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