"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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|Festival||Agnes Scott College Writers Festival||Georgia|
|Festival||New York Poetry Festival||New York|
|Festival||Massachusetts Poetry Festival||Massachusetts|
|Reading Series||It's About Time Writers Reading Series||Washington|
|Reading Series||Brooklyn Book Festival||New York|
|Reading Series||Emry's Reading Room||South Carolina|
|Reading Series||Cornelia Street Café||New York|
|Reading Series||Good Thunder Reading Series||Minnesota|
|Reading Series||University of Montana Reading Series||Montana|
|Reading Series||Folger Poetry Series||District of Columbia|
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.