The Stranger

Original Text: 
The Poetry of Father Tabb: John Banister Tabb, ed. Francis A. Litz (New York: Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1927): 241. PS 2965 A2 1928
1He entered, but the mask he wore
2Concealed his face from me.
3Still, something I had seen before
4     He brought to memory.
5"Who art thou? What thy rank, thy name?"
6I questioned, with surprise.
7"Thyself," the laughing answer came,
8     "As seen of others' eyes."
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RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
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