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romany rye


The fllowing poem is largely based on a traditional gypsy verse.











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She was a romany rye
a true didikai
she gave you the eye
she built all her castles
beneath the blue sky

she never paid no rent
cause she lived in a tent
thats why they called her
sweet romany rye

she had just bare feet
used the romany speech
she could weave and tell yarns
twould do folks no harm

she was swift in the tongue
for her the birds sang
she was a didikai babe
she took her thruths to the grave

she danced at the dawn
twas so good to be born
where cartwheels did turn
on the heaths sacred morn

she was a romany rye
ate rabbit stew pie
gave chase to the mush
she was so dam kushti







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