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"Joyful Curmudgeon" An oxymoron?
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FAITH – 13 September 2008
By Mary T. Hoffman

I found this poem by the American poet John B. Tabb in a book of poetry published in 1926:

John B. Tabb (1845–1909)

In every seed to breathe the flower,
In every drop of dew
To reverence a cloistered star
Within the distant blue;
To wait the promise of the of the bow
Despite the cloud between,
Is Faith – the fervid evidence
Of loveliness unseen.

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