So happy he’s here for his lesson today.
He’s two and a half, and a few months, I’d say.
He’s smiles and bows, and says, “Bow!” (like “bow-wow”),
And I tell him it’s a beautiful bow… Wow!
He shows me the cat, the fish, and the dog
as he makes his bow hold on his dowel-rod frog.
And now to his gently-used box violin
a paint stick for a neck, (which took it on the chin)
But that’s ok, it’s only a sample
He’s learning how to treat it;
we all need an example.
He’ll be quite the fiddler, I would say
and he always says thank you
and knows how to pray.
I’m happy to teach a true gentle-boy
Who’s pleasant and kind
and who brings lots of joy.