Now the birds are folding All their tiny wings In the treetop cradles, While a small wind sings. Mother, too , is crooning Bedtime lullabies To her little loved one, Wearing sleepy eyes, And with darkness coming At the night's command, Baby takes the dreamboat Bound for Slumber Land.
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- by Violet Balestreri Archer (1913 - 2000), "Cradle song", published 1959 [voice and piano], Frederick Harris Music Co. Limited, Oakville, Ontario [text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2011-05-04
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