Posts tagged ‘friendship’

September 20, 2017

No Truer Friend

by lindaluna583

To condescend
Is not unkind,

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September 18, 2017

Se agapo (Σε αγαπώ)

by Angela Umphers Rueger

Se agapó, my dear one—I love you, my friend.
From alpha to omega, beginning to end.

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August 7, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

If  you want a friend

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July 14, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

I’ll sit in darkness

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July 13, 2017

Birth of a Friendship

by lindaluna583

Great misunderstanding
Even greater mistake

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July 6, 2017

Look Not on the Thorns

by lindaluna583

Be not afraid of my mean features.
You have them too, you know.
Our friendship includes pain
Not unexpected,

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July 3, 2017

Best Friends

by lindaluna583


No greater gift can one possess
Than friendship such as I have known
As kindred spirits we have grown

A friend one needs not to impress
You know my faults and love me still
I love you too and always will

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June 29, 2017

Friendship (diamante)

by lindaluna583

Kindred spirits
Sharing, giving, trusting

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June 9, 2017

Hey There, Little Girl

by To Be Determined

Hey there little girl
Standing by the sea wall
Don’t you know that
The tide isn’t due for hours?
I don’t want to see you
With tears in your eyes,
You deserve so much more.

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May 30, 2017

The Shape of You (Rae’s Song Revisited)

by braveandrecklessblog

Tiny white lights twinkle

nocturnal noises provide a rhythm

for conversation’s give and take

We wrap each other gently in words

painting a night sky canvas together

giving glimpses

of our separate worlds

universes apart

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May 20, 2017


by braveandrecklessblog

Peeling back my layers

Slowly, gently, carefully

One by one

Like the petals of a zinnia bud


My instinct is usually

To stay your hand

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April 29, 2017

When Doves Cry

by braveandrecklessblog

holding my heart

like a wounded dove

in my palm

it flutters delicate wings

that tickle fingertips

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April 26, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm


Though we’re worlds apart

The bond remains unbroken


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April 24, 2017

Operator, I’d Like to Place a Call

by braveandrecklessblog

for Max, whose continued absence is an ache in my soul

the missing of you

is starting to feel like a small animal

gnawing at my heart

at my stomach

my world isn’t quite right

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April 21, 2017

Battle Cry (revisited)

by braveandrecklessblog

some days i worry

whether my humble friendship

my love for you

my faith in you

is strong enough

fierce enough

to fill you with light

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April 21, 2017

Beauty is…

by scatterednotebooks

Beauty is…

The voice of truth
raised in song
accompanied by heart

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April 10, 2017

What Little Girls Are Made Of

by braveandrecklessblog

She had always been puzzled

By the idea that little girls

Were made of sugar

And spice

And everything nice

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April 9, 2017

The Calculation of Light Years

by braveandrecklessblog

The distance between us

is not easily calculated using miles or kilometers

or fathoms or light years

this distance

is a living, breathing, mutable thing

shifting between us

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April 6, 2017

Little Words

by braveandrecklessblog

Little words

Can tumble

Out of


Into ears

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April 4, 2017

My Dear Companion

by braveandrecklessblog

We have only recently met

But there is a sense of inexplicable


An easiness of souls

Like greeting an old, dear friend

Whom I share a deep

History with

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April 4, 2017

second star to the right, straight on til morning

by braveandrecklessblog

he found her

under the porch

where wounded animals

hide to

lick their wounds


heartbeats racing

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April 1, 2017

The Adventures of Purple Turtle: Part II

by scatterednotebooks


With great anticipation
her family came to town,
and everyone watched anxiously
for a look at their new home.

It was yellow, with big, black shutters
and a yard for them to run.
They could actually see the ocean;
oh, this was going to be fun.

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March 25, 2017

The Adventures of Purple Turtle: Part I

by scatterednotebooks


© Purple Turtle by Linda Rose

Here they go again,
packing up to leave.
Her daddy’s job was like that
[never asking me…]

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December 12, 2016

Watching A Christian Walk

by A. Marie

You own a holy fork with seven tines.
The winged lion of Saint Michael meets with you
at the marina every Monday through Friday in the form of the sea. You say

that whatever is out there is in the little things,
and is not concerned with money or fame or how much you know.
You say to understand I must watch the grass grow:

It performs this one single act its whole life. See?

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September 16, 2016


by Jem Croucher


On a train out of St Pancras
heading for the coast
It’s been a really good night out
of which we’ve made the most
We’ve had good conversation
as good friends always do
It’s just a pity that these
get togethers are so very few

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September 5, 2016

Friendship Song

by Rhyme In Time

When I awoke is when a knew a dream
Is where I’d heard a song like angels sing.
Each note the voice of distant star did seem,
While all in one accord made heavens ring.

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July 18, 2016


by William

There is this guy called Joe

He visits me after dark

He slips through the bars, ever so slow

Just like a walk in the park

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June 26, 2016

Lean On Me

by William

Sometimes life doesn’t feel that good

It doesn’t feel as joyful as it should

But I’m sure you will agree

You can always lean on me

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