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The Infant’s Delight – 01

Primary Poems | 6-8 yrs | Reading Pod

BLIND MAN’S BUFF.

When the win-ter winds are blow-ing,
And we ga-ther glad and gay,
Where the fire its light is throw-ing,
For a mer-ry game at play,
There is none that to my know-ing,—
And I’ve play-ed at games enough,—
Makes us laugh, and sets us glow-ing
Like a game at Blind-man’s Buff.

EAD ROBIN.

All through the win-ter, long and cold,
Dear Minnie ev-ery morn-ing fed
The little spar-rows, pert and bold,
And ro-bins, with their breasts so red.

She lov-ed to see the lit-tle birds
Come flut-ter-ing to the win-dow pane,
In answer to the gen-tle words
With which she scat-ter-ed crumbs and grain.

One ro-bin, bol-der than the rest,
Would perch up-on her fin-ger fair,
And this of all she lov-ed the best,
And daily fed with ten-der-est care.

But one sad morn, when Minnie came,
Her pre-ci-ous lit-tle pet she found,
Not hop-ping, when she call-ed his name,
But ly-ing dead up-on the ground.

ALL THINGS OBEY GOD.

“He saith to the snow, Be thou on the earth.”

God’s works are very great, but still
His hands do not ap-pear:
Though hea-ven and earth o-bey His will,
His voice we can-not hear.

And yet we know that it is He
Who moves and governs all,
Who stills the rag-ing of the sea,
And makes the showers to fall.

Alike in mer-cy He be-stows
The sun-shine and the rain;
That which is best for us He knows,
And we must not com-plain,

Whe-ther He makes His winds to blow,
And gives His tem-pests birth,
Or sends His frost, or bids the snow—
“Be thou up-on the earth.”

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Read these beautiful poems and rhymes for kids. List of the poems included in this poem eBook:

  1. BLIND MAN’S BUFF.
  2. THE DEAD ROBIN.
  3. ALL THINGS OBEY GOD.
  4. SNOW-BALLING.
  5. THE SICK DOLL.
  6. NEL-LY’S PET LAMB.
  7. ROSE’S VALENTINE.
  8. “YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER FEED-ETH THEM.”
  9. PLOUGHING.
  10. “HOW IS THE WEATHER?”
  11. NAUGHTY NELLY AND HER NEW PARASOL.
  12. “THE FLOWERS APPEAR ON THE EARTH.”
  13. JUMP! PUSSY!
  14. BLOWING BUBBLES.
  15. APRIL SHOWERS.
  16. THE STRAY KITTEN.

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