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since 2000-04-30Posts 14774
What is a Friend?
A friend is someone you hold dear:
Someone who is always there, through thick and thin;
Someone who is only a phone call away.
A friend is someone you can always rely on:
Someone who is there to share your thoughts with;
Someone to listen, no matter the subject.
A friend is someone you can feel comfortable with:
Someone you can sit silently beside, without conversation;
Someone you do not need to fill the quiet moments with.
A friend is someone you can trust:
Someone who will guard your deepest secrets;
Someone who will never let you down.
A friend is someone who is not judgmental:
Someone who will gently offer advice and opinions,
Yet, someone who is not overbearing or critical.
A friend is someone who can keep you grounded:
Someone who can help you see through your obstacles;
Someone to shoulder you through life's trials.
A friend is someone who shares unconditionally:
Someone to laugh and to cry with;
Someone to lean on, through both the good and the bad.
A friend is someone you choose wisely,
For a friend is your own mirrored image:
Someone to compliment your own self;
Someone who indicates who you are as a person.
A friend .... is what you are to me.
[This message has been edited by Kit McCallum (edited 06-18-2000).]
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since 2000-01-18Posts 22676
Kit~ I like this very much!! -SEA
Live,Love,Laugh :) ~SueB
since 1999-05-26Posts 22612
Kit, this is what we all want in a friend! Love the poem. And BTW, I checked out your home page...very good! Enjoyed your graphics too.
since 1999-08-31Posts 3329
Oregon, Originally From Alaska :)
I do believe a friend is all of these things!! A very nice tribute to ~Friends~!!
"Creation of woman from the rib of Man: She was not made from his head to top him; nor out of his feet to be trampled upon by him; but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected, and near his heart to be loved." -Unknown
since 2000-01-10Posts 4156
King of Prussia, PA USA
Kit; I can tell that to have you as a friend would be heaven, because in this beautiful poem you know how to be a true friend. Ellie
since 1999-11-07Posts 1521
This was a lovely tribute to those someone special's that make our lives more bearable.
I am atm talking to one right now and getting great business advice (how's that?)
since 2000-03-28Posts 1369
Wonderul Kit I was hoping you would
submit a poem for the book
This is fantastic and touching ---
since 1999-06-22Posts 4870
TEXAS (it's all big)
kit this is so smiley happy day...liked it alot i did
since 2000-01-03Posts 7855
Great poem -- almost a love poem, especially the way you end it. (maybe it's a future love poem? ) Anyway, my favorite stanza by far is the third, when you talk of a friend not needing to fill the quiet in -- beautiful, beautiful line. If this doesn't get in the book, what's the point of printing it? ii
since 2000-04-26Posts 6943
Mumbai, India : now in Belgium
A friend is
the missing link between existence and being not,
the coolest shade when it is very hot,
the reason for staying alive, in hope,
the person who when you down offers you a rope...
and many many more just like you mention it so beautifully here Kit, really loved this one...
since 2000-01-22Posts 18554
wondeful tribute to friendship KIT
and a perfect selection to express all the
special friendships found in here each day
since 2000-04-30Posts 14774
~SEA: Thanks Sea! I appreciate it so much!
~Poet deVine: Thank you very much Sharon ... glad you got over to my page (it's been neglected lately, I need more play time!)
~Bridgette: Thanks so much Bridgette!
~Ellie: If you pop over to the main site, you'll find this one under Friendship Ellie, there's a story that goes along with this one. Thank you for the wonderful comments.
~X Angel: Nothing like a friend who knows business X Angel ... don't know where I'd be without a few of those! Thanks ...
~Netswan: Thank you so much Netswan, I really appreciate it!
~Walt: I like making you smiley-happy Walt! Thanks!
~Mike: Wow Mike, thank you sooooo much! Left me blushing
~Sudhir: Thank you Sudhir, for the wonderful lyrical reply! Perfectly penned!
~JanetMarie: You said that beautifully Janet Marie! So many wonderful people fit this verse! Thank you for the lovely reply!
*Although I hadn't posted this in one of the Open forums, it's been on the Main Passions Site for a long time, so I thought it best to post here. Thanks again,
Much appreciation to all,
since 1999-06-05Posts 596
Callington, Cornwall, England
Kit, if you're this friendly to all your friends, then there must be a long queue to get on your friendship list I loved it!
"We are the music makers and we are the makers of dreams." - Willy Wonka.
since 1999-11-06Posts 42384
Florida's Foreverly Shores
Wonderful choice !
Friends do deeds beyond measure
in the heart of a friend.
~*The pen of the poet never runs out of ink, as long as we breathe.*~
since 2000-04-30Posts 14774
~Eric: Thank you Eric! (the list is probably pretty average
~Marge: Friends do indeed do deeds ... thanks for the lovely reply Marge!
since 2000-01-15Posts 2034
Would any poetry book be complete without a poem on something so important as friendship.
I feel this would be an excellent contribution.
Believe I'll send this back to the top. It reminds us all about what the true meaning of friendshiop is. Nice writing!
A life isn't significant except for its impact on other lives.
since 2000-02-04Posts 2919
New York, USA
Kit - How beautifully you describe what friendship should be. This is simply wonderful. Bonnie
since 1999-06-19Posts 2462
very nice poetry. Wonderfully expressed.
since 1999-08-22Posts 22648
Very lovely, indeed!
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