Fake Friends

By Fareez Phalez

Enemies remain enemies
But friends they change
So keep an eye on both
‘Cause friends can turn strange

Friends can always be with you
Following like a shadow
But are unseen in the dark
Doing things we don’t know

Too many is hard to handle
They fall out of your hands
But don’t place them in your pockets
You’ll lose dollars and cents

Friends speak of different languages
So a help might mean betrayal
Paying them with trust
Might not get them to be loyal

Sympathy might be a pretence
To show you when you’re hurt
Crying here with you
‘Cause laughing is a secret

There’s more you’ll never know
What goes on behind a wall
But for now heed this advice
Trust no friends at all

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