And yes, there’s something you can send back to me
Spanish boots of Spanish leather
Having understood that she is gone, he realizes he would settle for something to remember his love by. That memory will always be of her trip—her walking off to Spain. He chooses boots. The material, Spanish leather, is perhaps influenced by Woody Guthrie’s “Gypsy Davey,” in which a woman runs off with a songster Gypsy, and when found his listening to his music and to extend her hand, she refuses to take off her spanish leather gloves and go home.
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