The Child and the Star
"Little star that shines so bright,
Come and peep at me tonight,
For I often watch for you
In the pretty sky so blue.
"Little Star! O tell me, pray,
Where you hide yourself all day?
Have you got a home like me?
and a father kind to see?"
"O little Child, at you I peep,
while you lie asleep;
But when days break,
I my homeward journey take.
"For I've many friends on high,
living with me in the sky,
And a loving Father, too,
Who commands what I'm to do."
Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]
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Text added to the website: 2007-05-02.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:21
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