A Child's Garden of Verses: Selected Poems

by Robert Louis Stevenson


Additional Information
  • Year Published: 1913
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: England
  • Source: Stevenson, R.L. (1913). A Child’s Garden of Verses. Simon & Schuster Children’s.
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 0.5
  • Word Count: 65
  • Genre: Poetry
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Of speckled eggs the birdie sings
      And nests among the trees;
The sailor sings of ropes and things
      In ships upon the seas.

The children sing in far Japan,
      The children sing in Spain;
The organ with the organ man
      Is singing in the rain.