Japanese Lullaby

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Lullaby of Takeda (Takeda no komoriuta) is a traditional Japanese lullaby from Kyoto sung by a tired caregiver who needs her own sleep!
An illustration for the story Japanese Lullaby by the author Anonymous
Mother and Child, Japan and Japanese, 1902
An illustration for the story Japanese Lullaby by the author Anonymous
Mother and Child, Japan and Japanese, 1902
An illustration for the story Japanese Lullaby by the author Anonymous
I don't like work such as babysitting,
The baby cries and it's snowing outside tonight.

I'll go back to my native home, when I get days off.
But I don't have a nice dress or shoes to wear.

This baby cries so often and I can't sleep too well tonight.
Sleep my baby and let me sleep till tomorrow morning.

Today, I'm going back to my home over the mountain.
I can see my parent's humble house over there.

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