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Child Moon

Carl Sandburg

The child's wonder
At the old moon
Comes back nightly.
She points her finger
To the far silent yellow thing
Shining through the branches
Filtering on the leaves a golden sand,
Crying with her little tongue, "See the moon!"
And in her bed fading to sleep
With babblings of the moon on her little mouth.

Added: 16 Jun 2002 | Last Read: 24 Apr 2018 4:59 AM | Viewed: 6712 times

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