Treasure Island

YURI DURAAN

(29 September 1970 / South Africa)

Friends With Benefits


How foolish she was...
how arrogant to think
that she could play one
over on Love...

that she could abuse
this great emotion which
lies between people
and binds them in
inexplicable ways...

hiding it under the guise
of 'benefits'
masking it as
'immediate satisfaction'...

Oh! How foolish she
was, thinking that she
would not fall in love.

Submitted: Monday, December 10, 2007
Edited: Friday, April 29, 2011

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  • David Desantis (4/17/2008 11:44:00 AM)

    hahah foolish girl....friends w/ benefits is a disguise for 'im too busy banging other women to be your bf' jk jk.......great poem.....sorry you learned the lesson! ! (Report) Reply

  • Coach Roth (3/14/2008 12:09:00 PM)

    It does happen, but is it any riskier than trying love...I sometimes think(cynically) that all love will end, but friendship goes on forever...Coach (Report) Reply

  • Mattie Jay (1/27/2008 5:26:00 PM)

    Yuri, your poetry seems to come from a third dimension, it is so involving so honest, it can really draw you in.
    i love your poetry it is inspirational
    mat (Report) Reply

  • Effie Yalena Steyn (1/4/2008 8:33:00 AM)

    I thought it would end in marriage, but no, just a broken heart.
    A beautiful, emotional poem I especially can relate to, but you place your words so well I am sure anyone can understand.
    A 10 from me.
    Effie xx (Report) Reply

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