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A Bedtime Poem About The Night

A bedtime poem to ease small children's fear of the night and to reassure them that the moon and the stars are watching over them.

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Bettina Van Vaerenbergh © more by Bettina Van Vaerenbergh

Published by Family Friend Poems January 2021 with permission of the Author.

Silver moon and golden stars
Are watching over us from afar.

While we rest in our beds,
They do their very best instead -

To give us sweet and blissful sleep,
Or help us count one hundred sheep.

All night long they twinkle and shine
To give us dreams that are divine.

They sing a soft lullaby in our ears
To chase away all gloomy fears.

They're having lots of nightly fun,
Until the rising of the sun.

Then they hide themselves away,
And night once more makes room for day.



Bettina Van Vaerenbergh lives in Belgium, a small country in Europe. She and her husband are happily married. They have one grown daughter, and they share their home with an adorable poodle. Her passions are Jesus, cooking great food, long nature walks, Belgian chocolate, and reading and writing poetry. She’d love to touch other people with her...

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