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The foe beside you

GIDRAF MWANGI 1992 (Murang'a)

You smite him not
Yet he eats you most
 
You live and fare with him
Yet to know his intentions no whim
 
He is the dear one of you
Hating him a terrible hue
 
The meal, you share
Thus suspecting, rare
 
He laments while with you
Howling in flamboyance hitherto subdue
 
But will you abide with the devil
Belaying as buddy for you to marvel?
 
Beware of thine enemies
Be not you to give ‘em chance
 
 

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