Natalie Merchant Autumn Lullaby

The sun has gone from the shining skies

Bye, baby, bye

The dandelions have closed their eyes

Bye, baby, bye

The stars are lighting their lamps to see

The babes and squirrels and birds and bees

Are sound asleep as they ought to be

Bye, baby, bye.

The squirrel keeps warm in his furs of gray

Bye, baby, bye

‘Neath feathers, birdies are tucked away

Bye, baby, bye

The robin’s home is a nest o’erhead

The bees, they nest in a hive instead

My baby’s nest is her little bed

Bye, baby, bye.