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TO YOUR HEART, by                    
First Line: The path to your heart is a new england roadway
Last Line: And ends with a stone.
Subject(s): Hearts; New England; Roads; Paths; Trails


The path to your heart is a New England roadway
Under autumn skies,
Sudden with loop and twist and turning,
Sharp with surprise.

At the edges asters smile, and gentians lift
Their delicate faces,
And the birches murmur their leafy secrets
Above the fern's laces.

But the way grows rough, and the wind blows shriller,
And colder than death.
There are cruel hills which stifle the courage
And steal the breath.

The path to your heart is a New England roadway
That I tread alone.
It begins with the whisper of friendly birches
And ends with a stone.





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