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Grandma’s hands cast shadows
Playfully at night
Upon the wall she shows
Stories that delight

Two flying black birds
A hippopotamus
Goosey goosey gander
And a clown can laugh with us

The stronger the light beam
The clearer the image will be
On a white wall it is best seen
And that traveling moth is not me!

Thinking about the Little Book of Hand Shadows
by Phila H. Webb and Jane Corby first published in 1927!


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