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The Journey Home by Rabindranath Tagore
Distant travels lead to an understanding of that which is closest to home: the self.

Journey by Edna St. Vincent Millay
The poet describes the rapture of moving through the beautiful world, the heart's response to beauty.

Questions of Travel by Elizabeth Bishop
The tension between the excitement of the journey and the pull of home.

The Journey by Mary Oliver
A metaphorical journey toward self.

Traveler, There Is No Path by Antonio Machado (trans. Asa Cusack)
"Traveller, there is not path; the path is made by walking."

The Layers by Stanley Kunitz
At times the poem is a bit nebulous, but there is strong, clear core: we change and transform, and "some principle of being abides."

For the Traveler by John O'Donohue
A blessing for the growth and renewal that happens on a journey.