Adaobi Chiemelu


Those that we bottled up and labeled 'bestie'
Back in time
Like the beasts of burden
Fell for us but we fell too

Soon we relieved our backs
And then fell for whoever caught them
This time falling first
Before going ahead to make with them
Our best-ties

Topic(s) of this poem: attraction, friendship, love

Poem Submitted: Monday, February 26, 2018

Form: Free Verse

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Inspired by the prospect of falling in love with a best friend.

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