The Parents' Review

A Monthly Magazine of Home-Training and Culture

Edited by Charlotte Mason.

"Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life."
To A Child Born in April

by K. E. W.
Volume 4, 1893/94, pg. 361

      Happy little April maid
      Who in early childhood played,
      In the father-tended glade,
                  All among the flowers!

      Happy that thy mother's heart
      Knows so well its mother's part,
      To be glad, for glad thou art
                  Babe of April joys.

      Never mind the April showers,
      They will bring us lovely flowers;
      God sends beauty, it is ours,
                  Wreathe thy happy brows!

      Every little leaf and bud
      Cowslip field and primrose wood
      All for thee, to do thee good,
                  Skip then with the lambs!

      Sing sweet April lassie sing
      Thou art part of joyous spring
      Earth is thine, and Christ thy King,
                  Praise Him with the birds.

K. E. W

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