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Out of the dark,a glimmer, Then a light: Out of the sky,the mornng star, Then a new sight; Out of the night,to-morrow, Then a new dawn; Out of the wind,a sound, New born Inspired by John 3 and this is a form by John Banister Tabb,the Virginia born poet's The Evolution(see below).I have labelled this imagist form 'a tabb' in his honour. EVOLUTION by: John Banister Tabb (1845-1909) 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.

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Date: 1/29/2010 6:51:00 PM
Always, inspiring, always teaching, always, brilliant! Thank you, Brian. Peace, audrey
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Date: 1/29/2010 11:53:00 AM
Beautiful words you have given us to ponder.. dear Brian
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Date: 1/29/2010 7:56:00 AM
Another beautiful lesson in poetry. Lovely to read and inspires one to try something new. Thank you, Brian. ~ Carrie
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Date: 1/29/2010 5:41:00 AM
Very beautiful and inspiring works, I like this form and will have to try it.
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