Archive for July, 2019

Be careful what you say
to those who run the show.
Better wait another day
if they really need to know.

To be open with your thoughts,
secrets tucked within your heart,
may cause you to be caught
as the wolves tear you apart.

It used to be so easy
to trust them, one and all.
My way was light and breezy
till they saw me slip and fall.

Then my hope was held for ransom
by the ones I called my friends.
If I’d only held my tongue,
I would not need a defense.

So today, I prescribe caution
in the “friends” you choose to trust.
Do not open your heart often.
And then, only if you must.


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