Inge Meldgaard

Lullaby

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…






Pretty little bird
Sitting in a tree
Pretty little bird
Waits for me

Sweet little voice
Sings to me
Sweet little voice
High and free

Fly through the air
So much to see
Fly through the air
Wild and free

Pretty little bird
Don’t leave me be
Pretty little bird
Please comfort me

Off to sleep now
My little child
Off to sleep now
Sweet and mild

Time to dream now
My sweet child
Time to dream now
Free and wild

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