English poetry

Poets Х Biographies Х Poems by Themes Х Random Poem Х
The Rating of Poets Х The Rating of Poems

Poem by John Bannister Tabb

The Brook

It is the mountain to the sea
That makes a messenger of me;
And, lest I loiter on the way
And lose what I am sent to say,
He sets his reverie to song,
And bids me sing it all day long.
Farewell! for here the stream is slow,
And I have many a mile to go.

John Bannister Tabb

John Bannister Tabb's other poems:
  1. The Bee and the Blossoms
  2. The Pleiads
  3. The Fire-Fly
  4. A Lament
  5. A Bunch of Roses

Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Alfred Tennyson The Brook ("I come from haunts of coot and hern")
  • Edward Thomas The Brook ("Seated once by a brook, watching a child")
  • Madison Cawein The Brook ("To it the forest tells")

    Poem to print Print


    Last Poems

    To Russian version

  • –ейтинг@Mail.ru

    English Poetry. E-mail eng-poetry.ru@yandex.ru