Staying Gold

By , Braselton, GA
Robert Frost said nothing gold
Can stay.
Why?
Love stays for years.
Yes, it must die.
But the gold is still there.
It's essence permanently burned
Into everything.
The bits of child in us,
The time when we shone gold,
Still remain.
Who says nothing gold can stay.
Gold can stay.
Because life is gold.
Life shines like our hearts.
Gold can stay.
If love remains eternal,
It's gold shall gleam
And glow.
Forever staying
Gold.





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Flyingfree said...
Jul. 2, 2011 at 9:24 am
I too adore The Outsiders, and thought about this poem a lot. (Nothing Gold can Stay, not Staying Gold) I love your arguement, however.
 
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