star light star bright nursery rhyme lyrics and origins in American history

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Star light star bright: lyrics

Nursery rhyme with American history and origins
The lyrics to this nursery rhyme are believed to be of late 19th century American origins and the lyrics allude to the fantasy that you can wish upon a star. This nursery rhyme has no doubt been used on many occasions to quieten a child ready for bedtime as they patiently look out of the window waiting for it to get dark enough to see the very first star!

 
 

Star light star bright,
The first star I see tonight,
I wish I may, I wish I might,
Have the wish I wish tonight.

Star light star bright rhyme: history & origins