Inge Meldgaard

Eva's Song

Born in Denmark in 1953, I migrated to Australia with my family in 1957. After spending my school years in Yallourn, I moved to Melbourne in 1970 to attend Monash University. Having graduated with a science degree in 1975, I worked in various fields, such as youth work, teaching, politics (with a s…

Hush, my child, time to sleep,
Hush, my child, don’t you weep.

I’m still here, my little love,
I’m still here, my sweetest dove.

Close your eyes now, pretty one,
Close your eyes now, with the sun.

Time to dream of running free,
Time to dream of you and me.

Morning will bring another day,
Morning will bring us time to play.

One last song before you sleep,
One last song, our joy to keep.