Home » passionate life » gypsy heart

gypsy heart

She’d a gypsy heart, and home-staying feet:

She loved campfires – and an ingle seat.

When summer rain shook its tambourine,

She snapped her fingers, but locked the screens.

She caught her hair with a high jeweled comb-

Then whisked egg whites to angel foam.

If stars inveigle her into the night,

She returned, like a moth, to the candle light.

For the Romany call in the South wind’s throat,

A kettle’s hum was the antidote.

She’d a gypsy heart, but it couldn’t pull

Her home-staying feet from their chimney stool.

– Ethel Romig Fuller


"The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook." Julia Child

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s