by William Soutar (1898 - 1943)

Bed‑time
Language: English 
Cuddle-doun, my bairnie;
The dargie day is dune:
Yon’s a silver sternie
Ablow the siller müne.

Like a wabster body
Hingin on a threed,
Far abüne my laddie
And his wee creepie-bed.

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