"Why do you wait at your door, woman, Alone in the night?" "I am waiting for one who will come, stranger, To show him a light. He will see me afar on the road And be glad at the sight." "Have you no fear in your heart, woman, To stand there alone? There is comfort for you and kindly
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|Landmark||Robert Frost Stone House Museum||Vermont|
|Poetry-Friendly Bookstore||Poetry Landmark: The Grolier Poetry Book Shop||Massachusetts|
|Writing Program||University of Notre Dame Creative Writing Program||Indiana|
|Literary Magazine||Black Warrior Review||Alabama|
|Festival||New York Poetry Festival||New York|
|Conference||University of North Dakota Writers Conference||North Dakota|
|Conference||Litquake: San Francisco Literary Festival||California|
|Conference||Poets Forum||New York|
Arriving at last It has stumbled across the harsh Stones, the black marshes. True to itself, by what craft And strength it has, it has come As a sole survivor returns From the steep pass. Carved on memory's staff The legend is nearly decipherable.