A Baby's Smile Is Sweet To See

by Don Paul

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about

Marigny Recording Studio, July 24, 2014, with Rick G. Nelson engineer.
Thanks again to Kavanaugh Farr and Sakura Koné and always to Maryse
Déjean.

lyrics

"A Baby's Smile Is Sweet To See"

A baby's smile is sweet to see
Baby's smile is never evil
Baby kicks like a flower on the sea
She knows not the world's danger or misery

Her touch to you is soft and dear
Her grip as if to a cup so full
Your baby's smile is sweet to see
It throws a glow to your belly

Because she's pure--
Because she's yours--
Because helpless--
Because she stares at you as a focus of trust--
And has also the smile of a witty walrus
You must love this baby tenderly.

A baby's smile is sweet to see
It is the quickest innocence.

March 1988

credits

released February 12, 2016
Don Paul, bodhran and Haitian shaker.

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