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Dear Old Friend.

Hello darkness my old friend,
I tried to live right, but it brought me back to you at the very end
I tried following the light, but now in this deep dark tunnel I descend
I tried to act right, but now I'm back to you with arms wide agape like I'm welcoming the weekend
I tried to follow the righteous path, but step by step I'm back to you at the deep end
I tried to be good, but now I want to live deep down here in the dark and never ascend
I tried to be pure, but now it seems that I couldn't get rid of you my dear friend.
So hello darkness, it's me your old friend.

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Down the dark path I go.

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Written on May 14, 2022

Submitted by kentykhalif on May 14, 2022

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Kennedy Mwangi

Gemini. Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Bsc, Biochemistry. more…

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