Monday, November 15, 2010

My Bed Is A Boat by Robert Louis Stevenson

My bed is like a little boat;
Nurse helps me in when I embark;
She girds me in my sailor's coat
And starts me in the dark.

At night I go on board and say
Good night to all my friends on shore;
I shut my eyes and sail away
And see and hear no more.

And sometimes things to bed I take,
As prudent sailors have to do;
Perhaps a slice of wedding cake,
Perhaps a toy or two.

All night across the dark we steer;
But when the day returns at last,
Safe in my room, beside the pier,
I find my vessel fast.

~Robert Louis Stevenson~


  1. My bed looks apealling to me. I love my bed

  2. that looks comfy! i think i'd sleep well in there, i like being closed in when i sleep :)

  3. What a beautiful bed and love the poem.

  4. What a unique looking bed. Is it comfortable? It is sort of magical - to create a majestic room.