Quiet Poetry Lounge : The "Friend" you had in me

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  1. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The "Friend" you had in me​

    The friend in me was so very rare,
    as a real friend, ...I'm compelled to share...

    Of the wonders I would have done for you friend,
    for I held you higher, than my closest kin.

    Can you not see that real friends never turn away,
    never abandon, think twice, nor go astray?

    Friends are those that bond, ...and stay together,
    nothing can trample that bond, no matter the weather.

    Never been too good at being a "fair-weather" friend,
    for somehow the tone of that, just doesn't blend.

    The truest of friends share their innermost secrets
    the good, bad and ugly that others would not understand
    it matters not how small, or big...still, here I am!

    Always forgiving life's little mistakes
    Never lessening who and what they are
    cause I was forever there, regardless of the stakes.

    only I, ..a real friend will hold these things to their heart,
    and know that they are special because from you they depart.

    A friend will give strength in your weakest moments of tire,
    be your rock and strongest ally, ...till you met your desire.

    I never viewed you with my eyes, ...just my heart,
    cause the eyes sometimes play an impartial part.

    So, our friendship I thought, went against the grain,
    through the thick, the thin ... inhaled, each others pain.

    Had it ever got rough enough, and your back's against the wall,
    I was willing to slide under you friend, to break your fall

    If for some reason, your world turned upside down,
    I would've found a way, no doubt... to turn that world around.

    If you lost your sense of smell, then your nose I'd be,
    yes, ...you had that kind of friend in me!

    If you lost your sight, I'd see for us both
    but somehow in crept, that invisible ghost

    The ghost that spooked you on another trip,
    and made you lose sight of...a true friend-ship.

    If your heart had got lonely, then mines you would have won
    yet, ...you'd then have two hearts...and I'd have none!

    All this, falls under the headline of "Friend"
    and most times we either, ...lose or win!

    I ask myself, Did I Lose? ...Did I Win?
    the answer I know, will come from within,
    but...
    one thing I'm sure of, ....
    "I was a True Friend"
     
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    O my goodness wow what a friend indeed this one means a lot to me as i read in deeper, lovin it big time
     
  3. LovesDestiny

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    I once was surrounded by FRIENDS from all walks of life
    Sticking to me like butter to a knife
    Hot on my heels, hanging on every word
    Until the bottom fell out and the unspeakable ocurred

    Loyalty scattered and FRIENDS became few
    Becoming unfamiliar strangers and justly untrue
    Alllllll the years I stood by them through thick and thin
    Never casting judgement but setting the precedent for being a true FRIEND

    I showed them what it's like to always be near
    Never having to worry about needing a listening ear
    Standing firm on my word...they could always trust!
    But when my needs surfaced these FRIENDS were a bust!

    After the storm blew over and the grey skies cleared
    Only the truest of friends were left standing to persevere
    I held my magnifying glass up to take a closer look
    I saw with my very own eyes the beating they had took

    For even when I was going through and feeling all alone
    My real FRIENDS were camped around me blocking the darts that were thrown
    The few that remained were strong in their stance
    Tight was the bond for they were taking no chance

    The test of a real FRIEND takes place in the eye of adversity
    They are the backbone and crutch when your way you can not see
    Never scared of standing in concession for you
    This is what a real friend wont hesitate to do!


    Queen, that poem touched my heart!!! I felt your every word and how blessed we are just to have even one TRUE FRIEND!!!!
     
  4. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Wow...now this piece speaks of what true friendship is all about, loving that person, no matter, loving that person... hard. Not much more I can say to this sis poetess, your expression was masterful. Lovesdestiny, your flowback was the truth indeed, well done.
     
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    I HAVE LOST MANY

    PEOPLE IN MY LIFE WHO I THOUGHT WERE MY FRIENDS. ALL WHILE I FELT THAT I PUT THE "F" ON FRIENDSHIP! WOW, THIS TAKES ME BACK, SISTA QUEEN. IT TAKES ME BACK TO A TIME WHERE, I WAS ALL CHIPS IN FOR ALL MY FRIENDS AND NOW...... WELL, I HAVE ADJUSTED. I REALLY LIKED YOUR POEM, VERY TOUCHING..:heart:
     
  6. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes, a friend indeed was I!
    thanks for the luv Rich
     
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    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This speaks volumes to the meaning of "Friend" if we're lucky enough to have one in our lifetime, ...is a wonderful thing.
    Your piece was awesome sis, thanks
     
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    So sad the outcome of a shattered friendship ...I don't believe the scattered pieces ever again have the look or feel of the perfection it once held.
    Thanks for the luv sis
     
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    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The slightest "Thought or doubt" means they were never a friend from the door, beware...of the smile on their face!
    Thanks for dropping in sis
     
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