Shining Curls [poem by “Southern Cross”]

[Editor: This poem by “Southern Cross” was published in A Child’s Smile (1944).] Shining Curls Shining curls so silky soft, Eyes of blue; Little hands in mischief oft — We love you. Happy prattle all day long, Little feet that trip a song, One day you’ll be big and strong — We’ll still love you. […]

Heaven’s Gate [poem by “Southern Cross”]

[Editor: This poem by “Southern Cross” was published in A Child’s Smile (1944).] Heaven’s Gate You are rich if children trust you; If they can take your hand, Look up into your face And, smiling confidence, Give you the treasure of their love. You are happy if you can share Their little joys and sorrows, […]

Cherish Them [poem by “Southern Cross”]

[Editor: This poem by “Southern Cross” was published in A Child’s Smile (1944).] Cherish Them There is no joy like the laughter of happy children, And no heartbreak like distrust in tiny minds. If you have little ones be sure you cherish them And guide their infant steps with loving care. See that no ill […]

A Child’s Smile [by “Southern Cross”, 1944]

[Editor: This booklet of poetry by “Southern Cross” was published in 1944. As this publication did not have a contents page, a list of the contents has been provided so as to enable easier access to the text.] A Child’s Smile Eight Poems By “Southern Cross” Cherish Them Heaven’s Gate Shining Curls Little Maid Happy […]