Poisoned Friends

Poisoned Friends

A Poem by Lavi

Sometimes friends aren't what we need.

Forgive me for lacking rhymes
I had a thought I couldn't scream
And decided I'll say it here
Because where else can I go?

Turning to my so-called friends leaves me numb
Betrayed and angry for being used
Couldn't deal with my pain
So they tried to hook me on drugs

Didn't I tell them what they did to my father?
Didn't I tell them I just needed to breathe?
Why is it when I needed them I ended up used?
Taken along like some puppy to train

I'm angry and feeling lost and betrayed
So upset I can't even make my own words rhyme
Wish they'd knew how easy it is to break
People who reach out at their most vulnerable state

I'm tired of being in a one-sided relationship
Tired of playing this game for you
Where you take me along on the next adventure
Only for me to drag you back home under influence

So it's safe for me to say that when you left
I didn't look back

© 2018 Lavi

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An emotionally expressive piece, but a sincere piece indeed. You did a great job with this piece!

Posted 9 Months Ago


9 Months Ago

Thank you for your kind words :)
Levi Levin

9 Months Ago

Your welcome!
Such an emotional read here,
I like this, it's direct and full of feelings

Posted 9 Months Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


9 Months Ago

Thank you. I'm usually pretty vague but thought this would be best written directly. I appreciate yo.. read more
Wow!! An amazing write!!! Having poison friends sucks. I'm so happy you didn't give into drugs. I'm enjoying your poems. Thank you for sharing your writings to everyone.

Posted 9 Months Ago


9 Months Ago

Thank you! I think of this particular friend as an ordorless and colorless poison because I didn't n.. read more

8 Months Ago

You're very welcome. SO sorry it took me forever to reply. Been really busy. You're are very right.
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Added on February 22, 2018
Last Updated on February 22, 2018
Tags: Friendship, Betrayal, Anger



Dallas, TX

Requests for reads&reviews are always welcome. Encouraged even - saves me from my impatience. My writing is original, and I do not give consent for it to be copied, distributed or used in any way... more..

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