Sun, 16 November 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 more.
And sometimes things to bed I take,
As prudent sailors have to do;
Perhaps a slice of wedding-cake,
Perhaps a toy or two.
All night across the dark we steer;
But when the day returns at last,
Safe in my room beside the pier,
I find my vessel fast.
Wed, 5 November 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