Eugene Field

Eugene Field was an American writer, best remembered for his children’s poetry. Today, he is often referred to as the “poet of childhood.” He also authored light-hearted and humorous articles in a gossip style and worked as editor of multiple publications. His first pieces of poetry were published in 1879. 

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod

‘Wynken, Blynken, and Nod’ is a popular children’s song by Eugene Field, best known as the “poet of childhood.” This lullaby features three little kids who sailed for the stars on a wooden shoe as their boat.

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