Appears on pages 108-109.
The text is from Before Things Happen by Dorothy Aldis, © 1939. The music is © 1961 by Peter Hallock.
A note appears at the end of the song reading:
Teachers can sing this song to boys and girls after talk about mothers and the love that is shown in family life. Later the youngsters may learn to sing it themselves. The melody can be sung without accompaniment.
Note: This song and the other two appearing in Sing for Joy are the first works published by Peter Hallock.
And when she said quickly: “I love you so,”—
That was nothing to be surprised about.
But I had a feeling I don’t know—
Of ripples spreading and spreading out.