Purple, Purple, Twilight Sky light. Purple as a king's cape Purple as a grape. Purple for the evening When daylight is leaving. Soft and purry, Gentle and furry, Velvet evening-time. Purple, Purple. Sky light Goodbye light. Dusky Musky Into night.
From There is No Rhyme for Silver, published by Macmillan, 1964. Used with permission.
Eve Merriam was a poet, playwright, director, and lecturer. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Date Published: 1964-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/lullaby