Posts Tagged ‘Childhood’

Dream Blocks – Illustration By Jessie Willcox Smith

Dream Blocks from Dream Blocks by Aileen Cleveland Higgins, 1908 With dream-blocks I can build A castle to the sky. No one can shake it down, Though he may try and try, Except myself, and then, I make another one. And shape it as I please. This castle-building fun Nobody takes away, And what 1…

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My Bed is a Boat by Robert Louis Stevenson

from A child’s garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1919 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…

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