Sing, Sing! Children, sing!Poetry with Music - Nice.
Fresh and free as a bird a-wing;
Of Maytime and playtime,
Of work and sleep,
Of flowers and hours
When our dreams are deep;
Sing of laughter, of hope and mirth,
Of home and heaven, and God's sweet earth,-
Songs of today
Or from far away,
With the simple art
Of the childlike heart;
Songs that dance and songs that dream,
Songs out of history's mighty stream.
Sing of tomorrow, of what we shall do,
And of what we shall be when our dreams come true!
- Introductory Music, Ginn and Company, 1923, p.3