Play Video Welsh Lullabies Structure: aaba
Sleep my darling, on my bosom, Harm will never come to you; Mother’s arms enfold you safely, Mother’s heart is ever true. As you sleep there’s naught to scare you, Naught to wake you from your rest; Close those eyelids, little angel, Sleep upon your mother’s breast. Sleep, my darling, night is falling Rest in slumber sound and deep; I would know why you are smiling, Smiling sweetly as you sleep! Do you see the angels smiling As they see your rosy rest, So that you must smile an answer As you slumber on my breast? Don’t be frightened, it’s a leaflet Tapping, tapping on the door; Don’t be frightened, ‘twas a wavelet Sighing, sighing on the shore. Slumber, slumber, naught can hurt you, Nothing bring you harm or fright; Slumber, darling, smiling sweetly At those angels robed in white.