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Seventeen Little Miles

(Emily Higgins)
SEVENTEEN LITTLE MILES
By Emily Higgins

In seventeen little miles I’ll see you again
I’m northbound heading up to Houston
Has it been a million years or just a month or so?
These times apart go by so slow

I’m calling from Cabool, it’s not much longer now
I just crossed the Piney River and remembered how
How I learned to trust and not to be afraid
This is where we laughed and where we played

CHORUS:
Oasis in a desert full of trials
You’re an island in the sea of denials
And it’s gonna feel all right
In seventeen little miles

INSTRUMENTAL BREAK

REPEAT CHORUS:
Oasis in a desert full of trials
You’re an island in the sea of denials
And it’s gonna feel all right
In seventeen little miles

I’m feeling kind of weary from the road
I’m dreaming of the fire because this wind is blowin’ cold
We’ll keep each other warm in just a while
‘Cause I’m gonna hold you close in seventeen little miles

REPEAT CHORUS:
Oasis in a desert full of trials
You’re an island in the sea of denials
And it’s gonna feel all right
In seventeen little miles