Maya Hanson

Maya Hanson Poems

481. Walk Two Moons 4/4/2014
482. Defying Gravity 11/24/2011
483. Fall Out Of Love 1/19/2013
484. King Of The Jungle 2/27/2013
485. Home 7/8/2013
486. Because I Never Jump First 8/16/2015
487. Hard To Explain 10/21/2015
488. Bliss 5/13/2017
489. Follow You 12/10/2015
490. Burned 3/22/2014
491. So Many Words 12/15/2013
492. Streetlight 1/7/2016
493. I Am Human 2/4/2014
494. Despite 12/3/2015
Best Poem of Maya Hanson


Despite the wind
carving her face raw,
she bends to the sky

and knows
the moon will rise again
so she can tear herself
from her shadow.

Despite the climb
blocking her path,
she breathes in the cool air

and picks herself
again and

Despite the haunts
behind her shoulders
clutching her throat,

she breaks down and
cries and screams and
keeps living.
Despite the darkness
that follows her

she takes another step,
she knows
there’s a light
in the hallway.

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Can'T Stop Now

Vanilla tulips
I hum softly
Wind in my hair
But can’t stop, can’t stop now
Crack of branches
Soft steps coming closer
Clouds in the distance
One for me, one for you
But won’t come, won’t come today

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