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

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THE RIDDLE, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Out of the eater, meat
Last Line: I solve thy mystery.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Riddles

Out of the Eater, meat:
Thou dost the streams devour.
Out of the strong, the sweet:
The brine begets the shower.
'Tis thus, O Samson Sea,
I solve thy mystery.

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