Cecil Lees

A True Friend. - Poem by Cecil Lees

What is a true friend? Try and find out,
When you’ve got money there’s never a doubt
They’ll slap your shoulder and praise you high
And say your a wonderful guy
Now comes the time and you are broke and everything seems to them a joke
They’ll walk on the other side of the road
Not for them to share your load.
But a true friend will share each sorrow and care
Won’t mind a bit if your clothes are bare
Will light up a fag and say “take a draw”
Have one himself and then give you more
Will lie for you, cry for you
If need be die for you
That’s what I call a true friend.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 25, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, September 6, 2013

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