Sunday, February 3, 2013

riddles in the dark

What do you do when it is dark and your wee hobbit won't go to sleep? You could play a game of riddles, but since we're still working on basic vocabulary, we made shadow puppets until she decided that the flashlight would make for a hearty midnight snack.

"It cannot be seen, cannot be felt,
cannot be heard, cannot be smelt,
it lies behind stars and under hills,
and empty holes it fills.
It comes first and follows after, 
ends life, kills laughter."

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