Treasure Island

Tyler Mason


Where's The Silver?


Colors, colors everywhere
Colors all around

Reds and purples and blues are there
But silver can't be found

I look around, and now I've found some yellows and some greens
I look until my eyes are sore, but silver can't be seen

I look unto the vibrant clouds, but there's no silver lining
Where is all the silver that the miners should be mining?

There are no silver bells a'ringing
The silver songbirds are not singing
The orange sun hangs in the air, but I can't find silver anywhere

I look for hours, look for days, look for silver anyplace
But there always seems to be another color in it's place

I've given up this useless search
There is no silver left to find
I dropp my head and start to cry
When out of my pocket falls a silver dime

Submitted: Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Edited: Tuesday, September 06, 2005

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  • Mary Nagy (8/24/2005 9:53:00 PM)

    Very nice Tyler. Sometimes what we're looking for is right in front of us................great poem, I love the musical flow of it. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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