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Nov 16, 2008

"My Bed is a Boat" from A Child's Garden of Verses read by Sharon Johnson.

My bed is like a little boat;
Nurse helps me in when I embark;
She girds me in my sailor's coat
And starts me in the dark.
At night I go on board and say
Good-night to all my friends on shore;
I shut my eyes and sail away
And see and hear no...

Nov 5, 2008

Bed in Summer is from Robert Louis Stevenson's "A Child's Garden of Verses". Read by Sharon Johnson. Told from the perspective of a child who does not think it is time to go to bed while the sun still shines bright.

Bed in Summer

In winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candle-light.
In summer quite the other...