Sunday, June 22, 2014

Tooth fairy weighed down by transporting molars

This night it is a special night
As fairies dance upon the roof.
All the fairies must alight 
 For _______ just lost a tooth!
The Fairy Queen gives her commands-
Twelve bright fairies must join hands
Then together in a circle stands
To guard _______ while s/he sleeps.

The Tooth Fairy into the circle leaps
The hidden tooth she takes
Ah, but has far to go
Before _____ awakes.

 Three times around the world she flies
Over valleys deep and mountains high;
Skirts the storm clouds thick with thunder,
Wings over waves all wild with wonder.

Deep within their earthly homes
Finally she finds the gnomes,
Who upon the tooth must work
Never once their duty shirk.

 Some are hammering, hammering, hammering,
Some the bellows blow
Others sweat at the sweltering forge
And then cry out, "Heigh Ho!"

 The tooth's been turned to a shining stone,
 A glimmering, glowing gem
The tooth Fairy takes the gnomes' good gift,
And bows (curtsies) to all of them.

 Before the sun's first rays are shown,
She returns to ______'s bed,
And then - - - away she's flown!


The tooth fairy is getting into some heavy duty lifting with the transport of molars.  I think we keep the ritual up to maintain the magic and cash-flow.

Photo: By me.  Zurich, December 2013


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