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Far Away

I woke up this day knowing that I could not stay, I could no longer wait I must go far away.

I gaze out over the green hills and pastures that meet the mountains where the sun sets and know that I must join it there, but the sun refuses to stay and runs further away but not letting go its hold on me, not letting me be.

Longing to follow I have sailed about many Islands, to no avail for me, nothing has satisfied this hunger in myself as it consumes me.

Far shores have welcomed me, many lands I have seen, but nothing discharges this lust to follow the sun.

Friends and strangers beckoned me to stay, but on this day yet again, I must go away and not stay.

No home have I, no family, loves short lived, as the sun calls come this way do not stay, come with me and we will go far away.

by John I Nash

Comments (1)

but the sun refuses to stay and runs further away but not letting go its hold on me, not letting me be. nothing has satisfied my hunger.., , very powerfully you write about the pain of being lonely. thank you dear poet. tony