Little Toy Train

The following is from American Childhood Magazine, December 1949. This long poem was written by Ruth Stephens Porter, a poet and songwriter. Little Toy TrainRuth Stephens Porter Too-too-too was a little toy trainThat Santa Claus brought in his pack;There was an engine and thirteen cars,And it ran on a little toy track. The little toy … Continue reading Little Toy Train

Toyland

Another from Songs of Childhood, 1923. One of my very favorite poets ever ever everĀ is Eugene Field, and he wrote the words to this one. TOYLAND Oh, how do you get to Toyland, Of all little ones the joyland? Just follow your nose, And go on tip-toes; It’s only a minute to Toyland. And oh, … Continue reading Toyland