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WHEN ZEPHRYS BLOW, by                    
First Line: When zephyrs blow and softly bring
Last Line: When zephyrs blow.
Alternate Author Name(s): Clover, Sam T.
Subject(s): Love; Wandering & Wanderers; Wind; Wanderlust; Vagabonds; Tramps; Hoboes


WHEN zephyrs blow and softly bring
A subtle scent of new-born spring;
O, then, old vagrant dreams arise
Of other lands and other skies
Where once I went a-wandering.
Ay, me! how recollections cling!
The days gone by have left their sting.
But love detains me with his sighs
And holds me as his captive prize:
No more I'll go a-wandering
When zephyrs blow.





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