Six Weeks Old – A Poem and Recording

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.

MP3 Recording of 6 Weeks Old
6 weeks oldSix Weeks Old

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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