I wished I was that clever
But that's what kept me coming
Your friendship did mean somethin'
But you left me for nothin'

from M.I.A. – 27 Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

M.I.A. is enthralled by her friend’s charm and wit so much that she wished to posses some. Then she feels left behind for nothing when her friend commits suicide, because committing suicide didn’t accomplish anything.

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