"Stay Gold, Ponyboy" as written by and Ryan Pope James Suptic....
This is the closest
To this friend that I've been
I hope you find it
On greener ground and bluer skies

I hope you don't think less of me
If I'm cold
I don't want to watch you go
I'll cry
Until I can't see the whites of your eyes
For two more years (two more years)
We'll be
Old enough to know better
Young enough to pretend
This is the last of my letters

I hope you find my home
And I hope you're the first one in
I know it won't be the same
I'll be there if you need anything
At all you want to be
Run around the world with me
State your distance but
It's not a million miles away

If this is what will really make you happy
Then I'll say
We'll be
Old enough to know better,
Young enough to pretend
This is the last of my letters
Until I see you again


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"Stay Gold, Ponyboy" as written by Ryan Pope James Suptic

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    General Commentthat 2 years later i am old enough to better and young enough to pretend.... but it still hurts
    Queen oftheThingon May 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe title has something to do with the book The Outsiders...the main characters name was Ponyboy. It's a good book...read it if you get a chance....
    glennsarmychickon May 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI wouldnt exactly say that this song has anything to do with The Outsiders. Granted, it was a good movie and an even better book. Other bands such as NewFoundGlory have an assumed [by me anyway] fondness of that movie/book. Maybe its an emo thing? Ugh Dont even get me started. Its about relationships, but thats my opinion I could be wrong.
    WageWaron May 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing. Right now it is my favorite song. I have heard it a hundred times and the part where the music builds up and he sings, "hope you don't think less of me if I'm cold..." still gives me chills every time.
    YogurtGirlon May 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing. Right now it is my favorite song. I have heard it a hundred times and the part where the music builds up and he sings, "hope you don't think less of me if I'm cold..." still gives me chills every time.
    YogurtGirlon May 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commenta very good song from an extemely good cd
    los_spaudoon June 04, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, and it seems pretty obvious to me that it's about what Ponyboy's going through in the book The Outsiders. I don't think it's about relationships or anything, it's about what the character Ponyboy is facing in the book. It makes perfect sense if you just read the book.
    Merlin the Magicianon June 16, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah that was a great book even though i read it such a long time ago maybe ill read it again...but the song is wonderful
    broken_dreamon June 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commentit waas a good movie..its about ponyboy and his friend jonny dying and all that they went thrugh..ponyboy was pretty hot in that movie...haha..
    emo punk girlon June 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love the kids and i read the book (yes, in 7th grade) and when i read it, i realized the kids made a song called stay gold pony boy...the kids take alot of names for songs from movies and books..."im a loner dottie, a rebel" is from the peewee herman movie, michelle with one l is from karate kid...i think its a good way to relate 2 some things that happen in love...i love the kids
    greatest band to ever alive
    getupkids1018on July 10, 2002   Link

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