Constance Davies-Woodrow, The Captive Gypsy (Toronto: Balk-Preston, 1928): 30. PS 8545 O62C3 Robarts Library
1Between the grey monotony of sky
2 And darker grey monotony of sea
3A solitary seagull passes by,
4 Beating the air, and screaming plaintively.
5And even so -- between grey yesterdays,
6 Before your coming waked my dreaming heart,
7And darker grey to-morrows, when our ways
8 Must lie forever half a world apart --
9I take my way on wings that feebly beat
10 Against the adverse winds of circumstance,
11My heart, rebellious at this last defeat,
12 Screaming defiance at the gods of chance.
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