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Gypsy child

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Gypsy child

Gypsy child.

Oh gypsy child, so wild of heart
Who stormed into my life
When deep within that freedom call
It pierced me like a knife
You set the soul of me afire, my being came alive
And those many worn out parts of me
Away you did them drive.

You entered in my prison door and pointed out the way
The path that leads me through the dark into the light of day
You showed me that another world
Was there so pure and bright
You took my hand oh gypsy child, and lead me through the night.

This child so wild my gypsy child
She gave my life some joy
She took my pain and made me sane
My fears she did destroy
She let me see the mystery that I was born into
And she opened up the gates of love
And let me walk on through.

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  1. Date: 9/4/2013 6:56:00 PM
    Greetings, my friend. I've not been doing much writing lately... Just reading and commenting on others. This one is a beauty... With your fascination with Gypsies, you will like "Let the Gypsy Fiddler Play." I wrote the lyrics and collaborated on the music....It was a fun write..... Thanks for your comments... Jake

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 9/4/2013 7:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Jake; I have missed your poems, Hope you get back to writing soon...I will check that poem out...Peter
  1. Date: 8/28/2013 7:19:00 PM
    Awesome write you got here Peter ;} I like it very much. Remember Brian Hyland's Gypsy Woman ;} I was around 15 when that song came out .

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 8/29/2013 3:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you very much Debbie, yes I do remember that great song. I think it's my sag Ascendant that gives me my fascination foir gypsies....Peter
  1. Date: 8/28/2013 7:35:00 AM
    Peter, This reminded me of my biological mother, a fine lady of joy she was.. It's amazing how one finds comfort and protection, when the right smile pulls you in... Cheers to feeling the love and peaceful way from the gypsy heart. Thanks, Linda

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 8/28/2013 3:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Linda, I have been fascinated by Gypsies since I was a child, must be my Sag star sign lol. have a goiod day Linda....Peter