The Midwife’s Carol

Applique altar frontal showing a stylized Mary cradling her new baby.

1.The birth itself was not too hardgood presentation, fine strong mumbut my dear it was a circusI thought that half the town had comeWash him clean, wipe him dry,Hush you, shush you rock-a-bye, rock-a-bye. 2. There were these shepherds who burst inmy dear they said a talking lighttold them to come and pay respects–kneeling, they […]