gartan mother’s lullaby lyrics – fiona blackburn

sleep, o babe, for the red bee hums the silent twilight’s fall;
eeval from the grey rock comes to wrap the world in thrall.
a lyan van o, 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 th*rn is wreathed in rings of fog;
sheevra sails his boat ’til morn upon the starry bog.
a lyan van o, the paly moon hath brimm’d her cusp in dew
and weeps to hear the sad, sleep tune i sing, o love, to you.
sleep, o babe, …

/ fiona blackburn lyrics