The Grasshopper, the Grasshopper, I will explain to you: -- He is the Brownies' racehorse, The fairies' Kangaroo.
- by Vachel Lindsay (1879 - 1931), "An Explanation of the Grasshopper", appears in The Congo and Other Poems, first published 1914 [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Louis Gruenberg (1884 - 1964), "An Explanation of the Grasshopper", op. 22 no. 2, published 1925 [medium voice and piano], from Animals and Insects, no. 2. [text verified 1 time]
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