Goodbye Old Year!

Illustration:  Old Year’s Departure.  A Year With the Fairies.  Written by Anna M. Scott.  Illustrations by M. T. (Penny) Ross.  P. F. Volland & Co.: Chicago, U.S.A. 1914.

Old Year’s Departure.

 The Old Year in his aeroplane, en route for Elfin Land,

Looks back as far as he can see, and waves a friendly hand,

And though he may not come again to dwell with us below,

In visions he may still return, in memory’s afterglow.

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His brother Years, a countless throng, await the old, old Year,

And welcome him with toast and song, they’re proud of his career,

For he has given flowers and fruit and sun and ice for our delight,

So, “Bon voyage, Old Year!” Let’s shout when he sails off tonight.

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A Year With the Fairies.

Written by Anna M. Scott.

Illustrations by M. T. (Penny) Ross.

P. F. Volland & Co.: Chicago, U.S.A. 1914.

Winter Play!

Illustration:  Winter Sports.  A Year With the Fairies.  Written by Anna M. Scott.  Illustrations by M. T. (Penny) Ross.  P. F. Volland & Co.: Chicago, U.S.A. 1914.

Winter Sports

The children’s coats are downy white,

And ruddy winter berries bright

Are tam-o’-shanters warm and red

Upon each little golden head.

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On sleds of holly leaves they coast,

Of silver skates they proudly boast

And snowball fights with tiny forts –

These are their jolly winter sports.

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A Year With the Fairies.

Written by Anna M. Scott.

Illustrations by M. T. (Penny) Ross.

P. F. Volland & Co.: Chicago, U.S.A. 1914.