May 12th, 2017
“Nurse’s Song” is a poem by William Blake that’s part of his collection called, “Songs of Innocence and Experience.” There are two versions of the poem. The first is from “Songs of Innocence” (1789). In this version, the nurse appreciates the sweetness of children’s voices at play outside on a beautiful day. The 2nd version […]
June 11th, 2016
Infant Joy is a beautiful poem by William Blake from his collection of poems that he illustrated himself in 1789 called, "Songs of Innocence". Here you can see his lovely illustration and listen to the poem while you read along… MP3 Recording of Infant Joy Infant Joy I have no name: I am but two […]
May 17th, 2011
INFANT JOY "I have no name; I am but two days old." What shall I call thee? "I happy am, Joy is my name." Sweet joy befall thee! Pretty joy! Sweet joy, but two days old. Sweet joy I call thee; Thou dost smile, I sing the while; Sweet joy befall thee! William Blake (1757-1827) […]
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A Mama Lisa Book
Favorite German songs, traditions, and recipes. Help keep Mama Lisa's World online! Order Here!
Over 50 songs and rhymes, in French with translations into English. You'll find well-known songs like Frère Jacques, Alouette, and Au claire de la lune, alongside many you may never have heard of. At the end of each item in this book, there's a web address to an online version of the song or rhyme. There we are often able to include sheet music, recordings and videos of performances. We hope this book will help foster a love of French songs and culture all over the world! Order Here!