by John Banister Tabb (1845 - 1909)

Phantoms
Language: English 
Are ye the ghosts of fallen leaves,
  O flakes of snow,
For which, through naked trees, the winds
  A-mourning go?

Or are ye angels, bearing home
  The host unseen
Of truant spirits, to be clad
  Again in green?

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This text was added to the website: 2009-08-23
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Word count: 38