Poems by Emily Dickinson: Childish Griefs

by EmilyDickinson
Thanksgiving Day

Childish Griefs

Childish Griefs

Softened by Time's consummate plush,
How sleek the woe appears
That threatened childhood's citadel
And undermined the years!
Bisected now by bleaker griefs,
We envy the despair
That devastated childhood's realm,
So easy to repair.