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Re: Starlight, starbright --- it's origin, it's entirety

Posted by Masakim on July 01, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Starlight, starbright --- it's origin, it's entirety posted by Shae on July 01, 2003

: : did this begin as a child's bedtime prayer? what is it's
: : origin? where can I find it in it's entirety? thank you.

: "Star light, Star bright,
: the first star I see tonight,
: I wish I may, I wish I might,
: have the wish I wish tonight."
: -- Author Unknown

Or:
I see specks, specks see me,
I'll see somebody tomorrow
I don't expect to see.
Star light, star bright,
Very first star I see tonight,
Tell me, tell me, all I wish to know.
Does the one that I adore
Love me less or love me more?
Star light, star bright, tell me, is it so?
From _The Annotated Mother Goose_ by Wm. S. Baring-Gould & Cecil Baring-Gould