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Miles to Go Before I Sleep

March 7, 2016
By Nightingale74 PLATINUM, Beavercreek, Ohio
Nightingale74 PLATINUM, Beavercreek, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"When you need something to believe in, believe in yourself."
"A poem unwritten is only a thought; unshared, unsaid..."


These woods are lovely, dark, and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep.

My woods are but a figure of speech.
Still, they are lovely, dark, and deep
And we have promises to keep.

The miles separate me from you.
Love and friendship stay through and through,
But a broken heart will stay true.

Your strong arms are wrapped around me,
Holding me close, helping me see.
We don't have to touch to feel.


The author's comments:

The first stanza is taken from Robert Frost's poem, "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening."


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