If … Then …

IF … THEN …

Deceive or delete
Either way you unfriend Truth
Alongside friendship

About Ben Naga

The Spirit that graces me with its passing has no name and stems not from thoughts and words, though it gathers them up as it flows, but from feeling.

Posted on May 27, 2015, in Poetry, Senryu and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. Truth can be a tricky customer though. When speaking truth combined with sensitivity and kindness and it still fails, it’s a sad day, indeed.

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  2. Truth can undo love
    Lies filling up the spaces
    Turning on friendship

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    • Friends who habitually lie never last too long with me, I’m afraid. I confess I have quite high standards for my definition of friendship.

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      • I hate lying and believe I never do it myself. What is the point. I am with you on the high standards. Friendship needs to be honest and trusting. Trust is difficult when you have been betrayed. It makes Friendship even more delicate.

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      • I could say “Been there, done that” but then I’m still working on the trust issue so maybe I should be saying “Been there, doing that”. I avoid lying but tend to keep certain cards to my chest.

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