Another Piece of Poetry

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Travel
By Edna St. Vincent Millay

The railroad track is miles away,
And the day is loud with voices speaking,
Yet there isn’t a train goes by all day
But I hear its whistle shrieking.

All night there isn’t a train goes by,
Though the night is still for sleep and dreaming
But I see its cinders red on the sky,
And hear its engine steaming.

My heart is warm with the friends I make,
And better friends I’ll not be knowing,
Yet there isn’t a train I wouldn’t take,
No matter where it’s going.

xxx Jedidiah

P.S. This poem is in the public domain.
Learn more about this Pulitzer prize winning poet here.
Other poems that I particularly enjoyed are Intention to Escape from Him and Love is Not All (Sonnet  XXX).

 

 

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