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by John Banister Tabb, 1894

Out of the dusk a shadow,
   Then, a spark;
Out of the cloud a silence,
   Then, a lark;
Out of the heart a rapture,
   Then, a pain;
Out of the dead, cold ashes,
   Life again.

Tags: birds, creation

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