“Friends?!” – Nayana Nair

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Let me give you company on your afternoons
and let me think of things I would rather listen to, while you talk.
Let me open my mouth to keep you close with a secret
and I will watch as you cut my string of words
and remind me of who you are.
Let me forge a new myself that you can approve of,
one less thing for you to complain about.
It’s no trouble for me.
I have lived like this throughout my life.
I do not see you.
You do not see me.
And we need not been seen, to be what we are.

7 Comments

    1. All of us would prefer real friends πŸ™‚ But not many have the luck to find them. And even if we have them we still have to spend our time with some people whom we do not really like or feel connected with. πŸ™‚

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