Vachel Lindsay

(November 10, 1879 – December 5, 1931 / Springfield, Illinois)

The Master of the Dance

A chant to which it is intended a group of children shall dance and improvise pantomime led by their dancing-teacher.


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A master deep-eyed
Ere his manhood was ripe,
He sang like a thrush,
He could play any pipe.

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