An Explanation of the Grasshopper – A Poem with an MP3 Recording


Here’s the poem, An Explanation Of The Grasshopper by American poet, Vachell Lindsay (1879 – 1931). You can listen to an mp3 recording of it below.  Note that a Brownie is an elf who secretly helps with chores in the middle of the night. I need one of those.

MP3 of An Explanation of the Grasshopper

The Grasshopper, the Grasshopper, 
I will explain to you: --
He is the Brownies' racehorse.
The fairies Kangaroo!

Read by Verity Kendall.

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