Celia Thaxter

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Celia Thaxter
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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Slumber Song

Rating: 3.1
Thou little child, with tender, clinging arms,
Drop thy sweet head, my darling, down and rest
Upon my shoulder, rest with all thy charms;
Be soothed and comforted, be loved and blessed.

Against thy silken, honey-colored hair
I lean a loving cheek, a mute caress;
Close, close I gather thee and kiss thy fair
White eyelids, sleep so softly doth oppress.
Dear little face, that lies in calm content
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Ratnakar Mandlik 30 May 2019
Fantastic lullaby sung by a loving and caring mother to reward deep sleep to her little child. The tenderness of the feelings of the mother is simply superb.
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