Friends Are Prisoners of Expectation

Music: Slow Motion, Part 3.
By Peter Rudenko. Performed by Peter Rudenko at the Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

Subscribe to this site on YouTube


Follow Us

Hear me read
the poem as
an MP3 file.

Watch me read
the poem as
an MP4 file.

Alpha List

Friendship
Poems

About This
Site

Poems for
Free

Copyright by
Nicholas Gordon

Friends are prisoners of expectation,
Reflected in the mirror of their need.
Instead of being happy on their own,
Each knows that one cannot survive alone,
Nor think unless another plants the seed.
Dependent all for selfhood on relation,
So to be fed, must one the other feed.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon





[about this site] [poems for free] [poem of the day]
[site policy] [about me] [ links]