Poetry

Czech Lullaby

Sleep, Johnny, SleepSpi, Janíčku, spi) is a playful Czech lullaby from the Moravian lands. Janíček is the familiar form of “Jan,” a common male name.

Sleep, Johnny, sleep,
I’ll give you apples three,
one will be red,
and the second green,
Sleep, Johnny, sleep,
close your little eyes.

Sleep, Johnny, sleep,
I’ll give you apples three,
one will be red
and the second green,
the third one blue,
Sleep, my good Johnny.

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