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Sleep, Baby, Sleep         Sleep, Baby, Sleep MP3
Tune: "Schlaf, Kindlein, schlaf", German lullaby

Sleep, baby, sleep,
You´re in the Aesir´s keep.
Old Mani sheds his softest beams,

Frigga sends you pleasant dreams,
Sleep, baby, sleep!

Sleep, baby, sleep,
The clouds are grazing sheep.
The stars are twinkling in the sky,
Odin watches with his eye.

Sleep, baby, sleep!

Sleep, baby, sleep,
Sleep safely, well and deep.
The Gods are watching over you,
Mom and Dad are watching too.
Sleep, baby, sleep!


© Michaela Macha


License: This poem may be freely distributed, provided it remains
unchanged, including the copyright notice and this License:

This work by Michaela Macha (www.odins-gift.com) is licensed
under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives License.


Tune: German lullaby dating from 1611. This melody version
was composed in 1781 by Johann Friedrich Reichardt after a folk tune.