And now behold this sulking boy,
His costly presents bring no joy;
Harsh tears of anger fill his eye
Tho’ he has all that wealth can buy.
What profits it that he employs
His many gifts to make a noise?
His playroom is so placed that he
Can cause his folks no agony.
Mere worldly wealth does not possess
The power of giving happiness.
| Best Poems | Short Poems
Email Poem |
Top Ellis Parker Butler Poems
Analysis and Comments on The Rich Boy's Christmas
Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem The Rich Boy's Christmas here.
Commenting has been disabled for now.