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My Enemy and Friend

February 25, 2009
By girlofchrist GOLD, Newport News, Virginia
girlofchrist GOLD, Newport News, Virginia
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My Enemy and Friend

This person is someone I've seen time and time again
And someone that I don't even know.
Sometimes they are my best friend.
Then on other days they're my worst foe.
This person encourages me and tells me I can do anything.
Then they tell me to just give up on the race.
They tell me not to worry about what other people think.
Then they laugh at me right in my face.
This person blesses me with kindness and love.
Then they curse me with cruelty and hate.
They act like an angel sent from above.
Then they become a demon sent right from hell's gates
This person is sometimes my enemy.
This person is sometimes my friend.
They humiliate and discourage me.
Then tell me I can make it to the end.
This person dries my tears when I cry.
Then they cause them to the point that I can't even see.
This person is at war with me all of the time.
This person is'

The author's comments:
At the time that this poem was written I was having an inner battle. It was a battle of the mind and heart and every now and then it may rise up, but I decided when I wrote this poem that I would win every time.

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on Aug. 23 2009 at 6:35 pm
distant_dreamer GOLD, Belmont, New Hampshire
12 articles 6 photos 497 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life's a climb, but the view is great!"

Great Job!!!! I was dealing with a similar problem, and this poem REAlly encourages me! Thanks a billion! Oh, and check out my work!!!!!!!!! <3