Doom and Gloom

Betrayal

Good day to thee my worthless friend, I see you’ve shown your full intent
While others rally to defend, no one knows where you went
Hello to thee my part time chum, I see you fled the dragons lair
While former friends die one by one, they turn for help but you're not there
Greetings to thee my life long mate, we trusted you with all our hearts
We remembered you in final thoughts, as we watched ourselves get ripped apart
Goodbye to you fair-weather friend, was good until you turned and fled
Think of us from time to time, the ones you loved then left for dead

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Poem Edited: Friday, January 21, 2011

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Comments about Betrayal by Doom and Gloom

  • Hellio (1/17/2020 8:37:00 PM)

    The peotry is excellent but the voice not.

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  • James B. Earley (8/13/2008 8:35:00 AM)

    The agony of the human condition! Excellent.

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  • Steve Chering (9/15/2007 1:57:00 PM)

    Great stuff, cut down the middle and left floundering. well written! !
    it sorts out the would be's and the fakers...from the pure of heart.

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  • Marvin Brato (7/26/2007 5:29:00 AM)

    Seems like a very effective Reverse Psychology to me to attract attention from friends who start to ignore our presence. Very good piece though.10 for me.

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  • Shar Thompson (7/10/2007 9:48:00 AM)

    Your wit and sarcasm made me laugh. Many of us have non-friends deserving of those exact words.

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  • Francois Hoon (6/11/2007 2:56:00 AM)

    I find this poem really interesting. Who is the friend that is portrayed in this poem? Because he(it?) hasn't just hurt you, but also numerous others that was 'left for dead' by him. What did he do to inflict so much suffering(death?) and hurt on so many people? Hmm...: -)

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  • BEAU GOLDEN (6/4/2007 2:44:00 PM)

    LOVE the intro! Such sarcasm 'good day to thee my worthless friend' i daresay it should be the title and Oft repeated in the mantra! Wish i had created the line myself!

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  • Sarah Loves (5/30/2007 1:33:00 AM)

    What is betrayal? Lemme hear YOUR version, and does it mean someone is 'betraying' if they sleep with someone else when they're 'with' someone they 'say' they 'love? '

    What is that considered?

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  • Barbara Elizabeth Mercer (5/19/2007 5:55:00 PM)

    Very well written and touched a nerve, eased some hurt. Thank you.

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  • Nikunj Parikh (5/19/2007 5:24:00 AM)

    really good poem friend...lot of anguish..
    no wonder so many people read ur poems..

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  • John Tiong ChunghooJohn Tiong Chunghoo (4/3/2007 6:55:00 AM)

    yes so doom and gloom the friendship.

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  • Tired of Being Exploited (3/26/2007 6:52:00 PM)

    Without betrayal we all stay children. Though it be bitter, may we grow strong from it.

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  • John Raubenheimer (3/20/2007 11:09:00 PM)

    Ouch! I think this is how friends felt when I left South Africa.

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  • Fallen Angel of Avalon (2/21/2007 6:24:00 AM)

    i love this poem.. it is deeply moving and very profound..

    i think you have a wonderful way with words and conveying emotion..

    i cant wait to read more :) xx

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