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Oh that I were a bird
And could fly on the wing
To heaven I'd soar
And my heart would sing.

The cares and troubles
Of earthly crowds
Would be as forgotten
Dreams in the clouds.

Then at sunset
With it's realms of gold
I'd fly to my nest
And my wings enfold.

Thanking God
For a lovely day
Oh, How I wish
I could have my way.

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Merretta D.L. Parry-Booth

Merretta was born into a well known family in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire in May 1910....As the mother of seven children, Merretta had little time for hobbies but her stories for children and her lovely verses have stood the test of time. more…

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