The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby

★ The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby Lyrics:

Sleep, O babe, for the red bee hums
The silent twilight’s fall
Aoibheall (1) from the Grey Rock comes
To wrap the world in thrall.
A leanbhan O (2), my child, my joy,
My love and heart’s desire,
The crickets sing you lullaby
Beside the dying fire.

Dusk is drawn, and the Green Man’s Thorn (3)
Is wreathed in rings of fog:
Siabhra (4) sails his boat till morn
Upon the Starry Bog.
A leanbhan O, the paly moon
Hath brimmed her cusp in dew,
And weeps to hear the sad sleep-tune
I sing, O love, to you.

Faintly sweet doth the chapel bell
Ring o’er the valley dim:
Tearmann’s (5) peasant-voices swell
In fragrant evening hymn.
A leanbhan O, the low bell rings
My little lamb to rest
And angel-dreams, till morning sings
Its music in your breast.

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