To a Vagabond
Constance Davies-Woodrow, The Captive Gypsy (Toronto: Balk-Preston, 1928): 11. PS 8545 O62C3 Robarts Library
1But half of me is woman grown;
2 The other half is child.
3But half my heart loves quiet ways;
4 The other half is wild.
5And so to hear your gypsy song
6 I dare not come again;
7To-morrow, when the twilight falls,
8 Your voice will lure in vain.
9For all of you is vagabond
10 And all of you is free;
11Your feet roam still the winding trails
12 That now are strange to me.
13My gypsy feet are captive held
14 Within a garden-space
15Since I renounced the whole wide world
16 For one belovèd face.
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