Saturday, 18 January 2014

'Charm Against an Egg-Boat'

'Charm Against an Egg-Boat', an illustration by JVL in The Song that Sings the Bird
a collection of poems for young children chosen by Ruth Craft, Collins, 1989.
(Note: This is the 300th post on the blog).

The Text:

You must break the shell to bits, for fear
The witches should make it a boat, my dear;
For over the sea, away from home,
Far by night the witches roam.


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