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.Lullaby. by nothingbuteverything .Lullaby. by nothingbuteverything
**Full view recommended** This picture was partly inspired by “Wynken, Blynken, and Nod”, which is a children’s poem/lullaby, written by Eugene Field (the original title was “Dutch Lullaby”). I have always enjoyed this poem/lullaby and have sang it once. You might recognize it from the 1993 movie, Dennis the Menace (US version) or Dennis (UK version).

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"Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night / Sailed off in a wooden shoe / Sailed on a river of crystal light / Into a sea of dew. / "Where are you going, and what do you wish?" / The old moon asked the three. / "We have come to fish for the herring fish / That live in this beautiful sea; / Nets of silver and gold have we!" / Said Wynken, Blynken, and Nod.

The old moon laughed and sang a song, / As they rocked in the wooden shoe, / And the wind that sped them all night long / Ruffled the waves of dew. / The little stars were the herring fish / That lived in that beautiful sea / "Now cast your nets wherever you wish / Never afeard are we"; / So cried the stars to the fishermen three: Wynken, Blynken, and Nod.

All night long their nets they threw / To the stars in the twinkling foam / Then down from the skies came the wooden shoe, / Bringing the fishermen home; / 'T was all so pretty a sail it seemed / As if it could not be, / And some folks thought 't was a dream they 'd dreamed / Of sailing that beautiful sea / But I shall name you the fishermen three: Wynken, Blynken, and Nod.

Wynken and Blynken are two little eyes, / And Nod is a little head, / And the wooden shoe that sailed the skies / Is a wee one's trundle-bed. / So shut your eyes while mother sings / Of wonderful sights that be, / And you shall see the beautiful things / As you rock in the misty sea, / Where the old shoe rocked the fishermen three: Wynken, Blynken, and Nod."

I hope you enjoy it! Faves, features, comments and watches are always welcome and extremely appreciated. Thank you for any support in advance (although I will try to thank you personally, sometimes life gets in the way)! I always try to support those who support me, especially watchers. If you use this picture, please send a link! :heart:

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addicted2anime123 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing!
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nothingbuteverything Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013
Thanks so much! :)
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waaleej Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I really love it.
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nothingbuteverything Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013
Thank you! :)
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Dissidius Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so cool!!
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nothingbuteverything Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013
Thanks!
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anem41 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
i absolutely love this photo! i would really love to use it for an idea i had which would involve adding a simple line from a song to the photo and perhaps adding a simple border. but only with your approval of course.
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Shannon-Sweeney Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
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Geak-of-Nature Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Really nice composition and concept!
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creativemikey Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2011  Professional Photographer
This has been featured here - [link]
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