Stephen Denny Paul White

The Gold Now Goes To Me

And here we stand, as lovers
here, we stand as friends
here we stand, with such a strength
of what will never end

here we stand as people
who, once two, became one
we stand so tall, a noble poise
beneath the auburn sun

and here we stand as buddies
we'll always stand as pals
the one who you can talk to
when your heart is falling down

I wrote those lines some time ago
I thought that they were true
I stood before a liar
all along, who had been you

and here I stand alone now
where once I stood with you
I stood there with a liar
- I was standing in the truth

the truth that I'd been blind to
I stood, but couldn't see
that right in front of my two eyes
the truth was before me

I stood with an impression
-in fact, I stood with pride
blind to what I should have seen
- it stood before my eyes

I put you on a pedastal
and I stood on a stool
to you I gave a gold medal
to me, you made a fool

I understood such little
you'd concurred such a lie
and what I thought was forever
would never last the night

I spoke of you with such a love
that only led to heart-break
and you stood right in front of me
and lied, right to my face

and here I stand, the spotlight bright
the truth has been revealed
you cheated, losing your award
- the gold now goes to me

Listen to this poem:
Poem Submitted: Friday, April 6, 2007
Poem Edited: Friday, February 11, 2011

Add this poem to MyPoemList
4,8 out of 5
2 total ratings
rate this poem

Comments about The Gold Now Goes To Me by Stephen Denny Paul White

There is no comment submitted by members..

Robert Frost

Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?