Good Night Moon
M= Kate, (or Mum for short)
In the great green room-
E- "Erik has room."
M-" Yes, Erik has room"
There was a telephone...
E- "Erik has no telephone."
and a red balloon...
E- "Erik talk on telephone to Grandma..."
And a picture of the cow jumping over the moon.
There were three little bears sitting on chairs...
E- "Erik sits on high chair. Daddy fix Erik's highchair."
M- "Yes, Daddy fixed your highchair."
There were two little kittens...
E- "Daddy made it." (pointing at nightlight.)
M- "No, daddy bought it. It's to make you feel safe. Daddy was thinking of you when he bought it."
E- "Daddy loves me."
M- "Yes, Daddy loves you, Erik."
And a pair of Mittens...
E- "Grandma Shirle made it..." (pointing at his giant teddy.)
M- "No, Grandma Shirle bought it."
And a little toy house and a young mouse.
E- "It not work."
M- (momentarily flummoxed.)
E- "It need batteries." (pointing at the teddy.)
M- "No, Erik, it doesn't need batteries. It doesn't do anything, it just...bes a teddy, that's all."
E- "It don' need batteries. It don' have door for batteries."
M- "No, it doesn't have a door to put batteries in, that's right."
There was a comb and a brush and a bowl full of mush... and a quiet old lady...
E- "That's the mama bunny."
M- "That's right, that's the mama bunny."
And a quiet old lady who was whispering...
E- "and that's the baby bunny."
M- "That's right, that's the baby bunny."
And a quiet old lady who was whispering hush.
E- "He don' pee in potty."
M- "Oh, he doesn't?"
E- "Maybe he pee in potty?"
M- "I bet he does."
Good night moon...
E- "Erik pees in potty!"
M- "That's right, and we're very proud of you!"
Good night cow jumping over the moon...
Good night bears, good night chairs...
Good night kittens, and good night mittens.
E- "Mama pees in potty."
M- "Yep, mama pees in potty."
E- "I proud of you, mama."
M- "Thank you, Erik! That's so sweet."
Good night clocks and good night socks...
Good night house and good night mouse...
Good night kittens and good night mittens.
E- "Jackie made them."
M- "Jakie made...oh...yes, Jackie made your curtains."
Good night comb and goodnight brush...
Good night nobody and good night mush.
Good night to the old lady whispering hush.
Good night stars...
E- "Twinkle twinkle little star..."
Good night air...
E- "Havouany wool?"
M- "What was that?"
E- "Baa blackshee havouany wool?"
M- "Sure, we could sing 'Baa baa black sheep' that as soon as the story is done."
Good night noises everywhere
A blog on art, roller derby and life.
I'm an artist and mother of two in Courtenay, BC. I've completed a project called the "Madonna and Child Project," and I'm now working on a series of roller derby inspired drawings. In my spare time I play roller derby with the Brick House Betties.