Sapphō kynōpis kai mantis = Sappho, bitch! (and philos[o]pher)

Song Cycle by Eric Hudes (b. 1920)

Word count: 179

1. At my age [sung text not yet checked]

At my age/ Why does the swallow
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2. I hear that Andromeda [sung text not yet checked]

I hear that Andromeda
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3. Sappho, when some fool [sung text not yet checked]

Sappho, when some fool
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4. Strange to say [sung text not yet checked]

Strange to say
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5. Yes, it is pretty  [sung text not yet checked]

Yes, it is pretty 
But come, dear, need
you pride yourself 
that much on a ring?

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6. If you are squeamish  [sung text not yet checked]

If you are squeamish
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7. Experience shows us [sung text not yet checked]

Experience shows us
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8. Rich as you are [sung text not yet checked]

Rich as you are
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9. We know this much [sung text not yet checked]

We know this much
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