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Below is the poem entitled KNOWLEDGE OF SELF which was written by poet Demetrios Trifiatis. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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An enemy, 
A friend in waiting
Could be
A friend 
An enemy in the
All depend on our knowledge
Of others
That in turn depends
How well ourselves we 

© Demetrios Trifiatis
      16 APRIL 2013

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  1. Date: 4/16/2013 2:43:00 PM
    I like having good perception about life, It helps in having good knowledge about myself. However, i am my own friend and enemy.. I live with the demons I created after getting to know myself better these last few years... always~ Linda

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 6:08:00 AM
    So true, this poem is oh so true my friend! We are all of those things within ourselves, we just need to understand these thing inside us so we can be a good influence to others! I really enjoyed reading this delightful poem this morning! What a fantastic piece, a masterful poem, Great Work!!

    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 4/16/2013 9:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Dear Russel, you are so right! First we have to be friends with ourselves before even try to be friends with others!
  1. Date: 4/16/2013 5:55:00 AM
    Brilliant, as usual! You have spoken the truth with beauty.

    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 4/16/2013 9:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for the BRILIANT! As far as beauty is concerned, you are the expert!