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Mary's Lullaby
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Charles Causley


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Poem removed due to publisher's time restriction for sharing. Find/buy The Gift of a Lamb so you can read this beautiful poem!

From The Gift of a Lamb (Puffin Books, 1978).
Used here with permission.

 

 


 

Charles Causley (1917 – 2003) was a British poet, novelist, and teacher. Born in Cornwall, he left school at 16 to work as a clerk and play in a dance band. He enlisted in the Royal Navy and served six years.  A writer from his teen years, Charles published poetry, short stories, and magazine articles while teaching full time for more than 35 years. A hugely popular speaker, he appeared frequently on TV and radio. His award-winning work was targeted at both children and adults. A trust established in Charles’ name now sponsors an annual arts festival in his hometown, and annual poetry competitions for adults and young people.

 


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EstherJ:
A sweet reminder of the greatest gift!
Posted 12/26/2023 01:19 PM
DavidTookey:
Wonderful! A very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all.
Posted 12/25/2023 04:09 PM
carlpalmer:
The scene so wisely set, Merry Christmas to all our YDP community, Jayne's family.
Posted 12/25/2023 01:40 PM
michael escoubas:
Exquisite, like a diamond studded necklace unwrapped and worn on Christmas morn.
Posted 12/25/2023 10:18 AM
Darrell Arnold:
Awesome, simple, worthy of Jayne's appreciation.
Posted 12/25/2023 08:27 AM
rmoline:
Thank you for sharing this wise poem. Merry Christmas. Peace and goodwill to you and yours.
Posted 12/25/2023 07:01 AM
Jonah:
Lovely. One of the best Christmas poems. Simple yet profound.
Posted 12/25/2023 05:26 AM
Carol Clearwater:
What a lovely,lovely piece. Skillful simplicity in language, scansion and thought. Just love it.
Posted 12/25/2023 05:25 AM


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