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Fairy Bread

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Come up here, O dusty feet!
Here is fairy ready to eat.
Here in my retiring room,
Children ,you may dine
On the golden smell of broom
And the shade of pine;
And when you have eaten well,
Fairy stories hear and tell.

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Susan Williams 31 March 2016

I would think a word has been dropped- - - eating a wee little fairy doesn't seem like a very sweet thing to so! ! ! Fairy bread makes more sense and less mess. Stevenson, I salute you. You are a great writer even after death because so few writers can write for children.

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Brian Jani 04 July 2014

Fairy bread, nice and imaginative piece of poetry

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Barbara Rose Hughes 29 February 2012

Misquoted? ? My memory says the second line should read Here is fairy bread to eat.

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