English Poems Index

Robin :

Robin sang sweetly

When the days were bright:

'Thanks, thanks for summer,'

He sang with all his might.

Robin sang sweetly,

In the autumn days,

'There are fruits for everyone;

Let all give praise.'

In the cold and wintry weather,

Still hear his song:

'Somebody must sing,' said Robin

'Or winter will seem long.'

When the spring came back again,

He sang, 'I told you so!

Keep on singing through the winter

It will always go.'


Words to Know :

Autumn : the season before winter, when leaves fall from the trees

Might : strength

Praise : thanks (through worship)

Wintry : cold, like the winter season
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