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Magical Moment 326, "The Sounds of Bedtime"


It starts with the phrase, "Okay, jammies on!"
Next we hear one great yawn.

A groan or two will naturally follow.
"Gulp," as the the milk goes down with a swallow.

A bedtime story is read allowed
Of bears and bunnies and birds on a cloud.  

"Goodnight mommy. Goodnight Aunt Beth.
"Goodnight Uncle Eddie," he takes a short breath.

"Goodnight Ironman, and Spiderman too."
(Pet fish after all deserve a proper adieu.)

"Good night dear Jesus, and thanks for my mom."
Finally he's tucked in, and all is calm.

And the final sound, makes barely a noise.
Just silent dreams, and a whisper, "Goodnight, sweet boys."

Comments

Dawn said…
Love bed time. (Once it's over;))

I think you would be quite a fine story-teller:)
Thanks Dawn, I do my best. :)
Hilary said…
Awww that's so sweet. Your talents are limitless. :)

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