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Friendship deferred

Whose loss is it when you reach out to a friend
and the friend pulls their hand away
they turn as if you
provide nothing needed
but
inside their spirits stir
a feeling of loss, confusion
presents itself with every mention
of your name

What do you do when you know the
reason for the friendship
and you walk in purpose
and the other party is
in darkness
blindly, do you continue
feeling the hurt of a friendship deferred

The revelation of this is purposed
just as much as the reason you're there
Never turning from the purpose or plan
but very disappointed in the outcome
Lost in the notion of what could have been
for a sisterhood gone
And yet knowing my obedience
will be rewarded.

I guess the lesson is that you never
take any relationship for granted, big or small
Seeing them through the eyes of the Most High
who provides guidance in all things
Move towards enlightenment and just
allow God to judge
complete the plan.

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