Lullaby for Idris

Lullaby for Idris

A Poem by Dara

 

 

 

 

 

 


The moon casts a golden shadow

and the wind whispers soft and low.

The stars shine like celestial diamonds

putting on a brilliant night light show.

 

Mama sings a lullaby

cradling you in her arms.

The blanket she lays over you

will keep you snug and warm.

 

You finally drift off to sleep

dreaming of castles in the sand

and fairies who will welcome you

to a night time Neverland.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


© 2018 Dara



Author's Note

Dara
For my sweet grandson, Idris who is about to turn 9 months old. The painting is by Kristina Laurendi Havens.

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This was so sweet and dreamy, I feel the need to go for a relaxing, calming slumber....;)

Posted 3 Months Ago


Dara

3 Months Ago

I am so happy it had this effect on you. Love your comment! Luckily he is much easier to put to bed .. read more
Mari' Emeraude

3 Months Ago

love the name btw
Dara

3 Months Ago

Thank you, it is Gaelic in origin, fitting in with the reddish hair and Irish ancestors :-)
dear Dara... a sweet lullaby for your
grandson Idris... in the arms of a
Mother's love. truly, Pat

Posted 1 Year Ago


Dara

11 Months Ago

Thank you so much Pat. He is just growing up so fast. Wish we could keep them little longer.
A gorgeous lullaby for your grandson and the painting you chose to accompany your beautiful words is lovely. :) Julie

Posted 1 Year Ago


Dara

1 Year Ago

Thank you Julie, it is wonderful being a grandma. They just grow up too fast. Have a wonderful weeke.. read more
What a beautiful,beautif ul painting that is!

That Neverland must be the warmth of mama's arms and heart, Dara. Yo ur words are so lovely. x.

Posted 1 Year Ago


Dara

1 Year Ago

Thank you so much, Emma. The comparison to Neverland and his mama's love is spot on! I hadn't though.. read more
emmajoy

1 Year Ago

I truly love this poem and picture.. it touches a special place, Dara..
precious, warm and melodious to read says i! such a unique name i had to look it up a bit: " Cadair Idris, a mountain in Gwynedd, Wales, meaning "Chair of Idris [the Giant]"
i have a grandson named after a Highland River "Aven" His dad and rest of the family just left from visiting and i met my grand daughter Emilyn for the first time ..she had her 1st b-day while here ..
it was so easy to lean back and have this precious experience with you and your daughter (or d-in law) nice painting ma'am!
E.

Posted 1 Year Ago


Dara

1 Year Ago

Aven, what a beautiful name. I believe my son said the name Idris is a derivative from both the Gael.. read more
Einstein Noodle

1 Year Ago

back at ya Dara! yes it is an honor to be a grand parent ..we get all the fun and little responsibil.. read more
He's already 9 months old? My, how fast they grow. Such a beautiful name, and what a lovely poetic offering, Dara. I can see how proud you are to be his Grand-ma!

Posted 1 Year Ago


Dara

1 Year Ago

Yes, they grow much too fast. If I miss seeing him for a week or two I can already see a change. Tha.. read more

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Dara

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I am a retired teacher who has just recently discovered the joy of writing poetry. Formerly known as Passion Flower, I decided to publish using my own name. My poetry is simple and from the heart whi.. more..

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