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Distances

Long instances of distances

may unravel between

you and I


No tangled knots

of miles stretching

over state lines


Could ever dilute

the sweet wine of

my gentle desire


Thousands of hours

can die at the hands of time


My heart will go on beating

the drums of memories


I can't leave my heart behind

Risking the death of happiness


So I keep it with me

It keeps you near me


It may belong to you,

But it beats inside of me

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