Trust & Lies

a poem by John Chika Onyeme, Nigeria

You lied.
And I believed it.
But it's okay.
People lie.
I do sometimes

But I'm scared
'Cause I hope you know:
Trust is like a glass
And lying is like
Pelting stones at it.
That glass has a crack now.
And I don't know how long
It will last.


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