Maya Hanson (mye3 poet)


Silver and Gold


Make new friends, but keep the old
One is silver and the other’s about to
Go away, without a trace
And make a life that’s all her own
That’s why she’s
Across the ocean
That’s how far away our story goes
Make new friends
Across the lunchroom
But keep the one about to
Go away, without a trace
And keep you buried deep inside her
So make new friends, but keep the old
One is silver and the other says…
People can tear me apart, with all their hatred
But I’m strong, always have been
You can push me away, however little you mean it
But I will always be here

Submitted: Friday, November 25, 2011
Edited: Saturday, November 26, 2011

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