Little Lucy Loves to Read

Music: Lovely Molly.
Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

Search this site

Subscribe to this site on YouTube

Subscribe to get a poem sent to you each day by email


Follow Us

Hear me read
the poem as
an MP3 file.

Watch me read
the poem as
an MP4 file.

Alpha List

Poems
to Children

About This
Site

Poems for
Free

Copyright by
Nicholas Gordon

Little Lucy loves to read,
Reading hour after hour.
Each story plants a tiny seed
That will grow up into a flower.

She reads within her garden where
The flowers oh so slowly grow.
There's lots and lots of beauty there,
In all the lands where she might go.

Oh, Lucy! Read of queens and kings,
Of girls and boys and unicorns,
Of fairy elves with rainbow wings
And ships that vanish into dawns!

And when you grow up big and tall,
And leave the garden far behind,
Look back, and see within the wall
Your flowers sheltered from the wind.




[about this site] [poems for free] [poem of the day]
[privacy policy] [about me] [links]