Mangoes and Friends

June 8, 2017
By Nat.Rolon BRONZE, West Hartford, Connecticut
Nat.Rolon BRONZE, West Hartford, Connecticut
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Mangoes
orange, tropical, sweet.
Perfect for summer,
a tasty treat.
Mangoes.

Friends,
fantastic, supposing, and sweet.
As timeless as a grandfather clock.
Always good to have,
friends.

Both of these are sweet,
and wonderful to have.
But even mangoes
can be stickier than friends.
At least mangoes can’t break your heart.


The author's comments:

I was inspired to write this piece after my friends ignored me for months, and then started talking to me as if it were nothing. I put that experience, which I hated, next to an experience I loved. That being eating mangoes. I was trying to covey how fickle humans can be.


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