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Till You

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Till You

I’ve been so many places; traveled down some roads --
Mixed with a thousand faces where the Ganges overflowed.
I've crossed majestic mountains; walked some valleys too --
Tossed coins into fountains, but I never saw them -- till you.

I've traveled endless highways; left countless roads behind --
Walked along some byways that still linger on my mind.
I've come back home from St. Tropaz; walked the beach at Malibu.
I lived awhile in Monterrey, but I never saw them -- till you.

Till you I never saw the sunset on Biscayne.
Till you I never heard a gentle summer rain.

I've stood beneath the tower when Big Ben chimed at noon.
I've whiled away some hours under a great big Texas moon.
I spent some time at Waikiki; roamed the wilds of Timbuktu.
I've sailed on all the seven seas, but I never saw them -- till you.

Writer's Note:
I added 2 lines to the 2 line bridge and set it to music.. It's Posted later under Till You (Lyric)

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  1. Date: 11/12/2012 6:59:00 AM
    great poem

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 1:37:00 AM
    John .... this is pretty ... just gorgeous!! oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/7/2012 5:46:00 PM
    I think I read this allready, but it is more beautiful every time i read it, lovely words, going to my fav, love elizabeth