I Wish You a World
Written for the new grandchild of a friend, it soon came to represent my own children, and now, children I've never met.
wish you a world where the horses run free
I wish you a world with a bird in every tree
I wish you sunshine and rain,
I wish you more happiness than pain
I wish you'd join me in this refrain...
I wish you a world where there are mountains to climb
I wish you a world where rivers run clear all the time
I wish you sugar and spice
I wish you summer's fire and winter's ice
I wish you'd always stay this nice, I wish you a world
I wish you a world where compassion never ends
I wish you a world that is full of loving friends
That all your rainbows are real
That you'll always know how to feel
That you'll learn to love and to heal...
I wish you a world that will one day know peace
I wish you a world where all hunger will cease,
I wish all this for you,
that's the least a good friend can do
One day you'll wish these wishes too..