Mine and Thine (1904)/Cradle Song

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Mine and Thine (1904) by Florence Earle Coates
Cradle Song


Thy heart and mine are one, my dear,
 At dawn and set of sun;
When skies are bright, when days are drear,
 Thy heart and mine are one!

About us move the hapless folk
 Whom paltry things estrange;
The friends that feel their bond a yoke,
 The loves that lightly change;

But thou and I, my bonny child,
 Their dangers blithely shun,
Nor can by folly be beguiled,—
 For thou and I are one!