Six Weeks Old was written by American poet, Christopher Morley (1890 -1957). It’s about the life of a wee one. Below you can listen to an mp3 recording while reading along with the poem.
He is so small, he does not know
The summer sun, the winter snow;
The spring that ebbs and comes again,
All this is far beyond his ken.
A little world he feels and sees:
His mother’s arms, his mother’s knees;
He hides his face against her breast,
And does not care to learn the rest.
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