Euclid

"Euclid" is the second song of Jake Heggie's song cycle Songs to the Moon.

Date: 1998Composer: Jake HeggieText: Vachel LindsaySong Collection: Songs to the Moon

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Euclid
by Vachel Lindsay

Old Euclid drew a circle
On a sand-beach long ago.
He bounded and enclosed it
With angles thus and so.
His set of solemn greybeards
Nodded and argued much
Of arc and of circumference,
Diameter and such.
A silent child stood by them
From morning until noon
Because they drew such charming
Round pictures of the moon.

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Books

Collected Poems of Vachel Lindsay

By Vachel Lindsay

Sheet Music

The Faces of Love (Book 2)

Composer(s): Jake Heggie

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