“I’ve got your back” she promised me
and she did
until she didn’t.
“I’ll always be here for you” he said
and he was
until he wasn’t.
“Friends forever!” we told each other
but forever was almost never.
“So, who can I trust?” I asked myself,
“I’m a fool to depend on others!”
The answer became very clear to me
and I smiled as I looked in the mirror.