Topic: Children


And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, 'Speak to us of Children.' And he said: Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you,...

By Khalil Gibran
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10 December

At Even

Hush ye! Hush ye! My babe is sleeping. Hush, ye winds, that are full of sorrow! Hush, ye rains, from your weary weeping! Give him slumber until to-morrow. Hush ye, yet! In the years hereafter, Surely sorrow is all his reaping; Tears shall be in the place of laughter, Give him peace...

By Frederic Manning
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04 November

The Carol of the Poor Children

We are the poor children, come out to see the sights On this day of all days, on this night of nights; The stars in merry parties are dancing in the sky, A fine star, a new star, is shining on high! We are the poor children, our...

By Richard Middleton
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07 October