John Bannister Tabb

(1845-1909 / the United States)

Childhood


Old Sorrow I shall meet again,
And Joy, perchance-but never, never,
Happy Childhood, shall we twain
See each other's face forever!


And yet I would not call thee back,
Dear Childhood, lest the sight of me,
Thine old companion, on the rack
Of Age, should sadden even thee.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 01, 2010

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