Sara Teasdale, comp. (1884–1933).
The Answering Voice: One Hundred Love Lyrics by Women. 1917.

The Man with a Hammer

Anna Wickham

MY Dear was a mason

And I was his stone.

And quick did he fashion

A house of his own.

As fish in the waters,

As birds in a tree,

So natural and blithe lives

His spirit in me.