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The Gift Of Friends by Karin Schaefer

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mavis
its a very meaningful poem. for me and my friends. keep up the good job. Bravo!
Fred
Wonderful expression of friendship.
Susan
This poem made me cry. I have recently lost several friends and this poem reminded me of the precious gift of true friendship. Thank you for putting that message into a beautifully written poem.
susan
I really like this poem. It touched me. I have a friend that just had her boyfriend brake up with her and she is really hurting so I sent it to her. I hope it helps.
dirty
this poems bring tears to my eyes
ROCHELLE
T'was one of the best poems i've ever read. Congratulations! keep up the good work!
crissy
what a beautiful poem! look forward to seeing more of these!
Cheryl
Easy to read, straight-forward, and so meaningful. I was delighted to come across this poem. It describes beautifully so much of what we endure and go through in life, and what makes it all worth while is "the precious gift of friends".
Cecilia
Beautiful, Touching and tender. Good job!
deirdre
I really enjoy reading this poem because it's so beautifully written.
jenny
This is the most beautiful poem I have ever read. The words touched me and brought tears to my eyes. You have a wonderful talent for poetry, always believe in yourself.
Ginger
I love this poem it toch my heart as to what a friend really is.
dorothy
EXCELLENT CHOICE OF WORDS, VERY WELL WRITTEN.
Rashiel
Awesome. what a beautiful flow!
MEhwish
THis is really COol Poem. i luv it
Donyale
This was a good poem I give it a 10
Erica
This is such a ture real life friend. Life is FULL of ups and downs. Whomever the author, this is a beautiful poem!
Linda
A friend & I have had a problem and this just says it all! Thank you!
jori
i really liked tis poem it really showed me how important it is to have friends in ur life and i had a best friend she ment everything in the world to me and i had to leave her to go to another school so i dont see her at all anymore and i cant see her at church because i cant go cuz i got in troubble but ur poem really inspire me to write her and send her this poem
ERIN
THIS POEM ROCKS
Shauna
I liked it very much. it really means something.
jaimee
The poem was absolutely beautiful. It really touched me.
Lucie
i liked ur poem very much. its perfect for a friend to send it to another friend.
brandi
this poem is so true and very sweet.
Jam
hi very very nice poem also.
Jennifer
I thought thisa poem was great!IOMGIOSH VLIKE TOTALLY!
Ashley
I loved the poem! It reminded me of of my friend.
julieann
my only uncle is very ill at the moment, & I am attending the hospital daily. My best friend is 40 this weekend & she has put her celebrations on hold to be at my side. This poem expresses exactly my appreciation of her support at this time & i would like to thank the author immensely.
JACK
Great Poem! LUV U!
Matt
this is what me and my freinds do alot when we just don't fill like doing anything
Tabbethie
I loved your peom, it was so sweet! it sounds like you and your like being around each other. Always remember when you need someone go to your friend even when your scared she won't listen she will. By the sound of this peom it sounds like you really love your friend. and by all the laughs you to have together she loves you as well. I hope to read more poems you have worte becuz I really liked reading this peom, it was so sweet it made me want to cry. So i will thank you now. Thanks for your wonderful peom and thanks for haring it with the world! Bye!
maria
this a great and friendship poem and a nice because it tells us when fight we become friends agai but didn't understand some of the words
MOHAMMED
THIS IS THE MARVELLOUS POEM WHICH JUST SOUTS MY LIFE SITUATIONS THANKS FOR THIS I THINK THE AUTHORS STORY JUST MATCHES WITH MY LIFE STORY
Nordean
Touching and so true.
Ephraim
I AM THE KIND OF PERSON THAT LOVE READING POEMS AND ARTICLES ON LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP BUT THIS POEM IS SPETACULAR AND STAND OUT AHEAD OF OTHERS. I LOVE THIS POEM AND I WISH I COULD WRITE SUCH A GOOD POEM THOUGH I GOT FRIENDS WHO CAN DO SUCH WRITINGS AND ALL I NEED TO DO NOW IS TO TELL THEM ABOUT THIS SITE. I WOULD APPRECIATE BETTER IF I AN SENT SUCH LOVELY POEMS AND ARTICLES ON LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP AS THIS.
trish
this poem is a cool one,its the truth of friend ship! i love this poem alot its really depper then a poem its like a poem iside a poems so hard to explain bah bye
Jenny
a lovely poem that says everyhting whilst not being to constricting or overpowering. It gets the message over quite simply.
Katie
This is a great poem, for older kids though, because some kids wondt understand it, I couldnt for a couple words, but i really loved that poem
Lene
This poem is so really great & nice. I'm sure all who may read this poem will make their friendship long last & thighten, like mine.
JOSE
I LOVED THIS POEM, PLEASE SEND ME POEMS ABOUT FRIENDSHIP AND LOVE
J
Nicely said.
katie
i thought youre poem was excellent i even printed it out just to put it on my wall
Carol
This is a very wonderful poem. Some poems are good and then there are others that stir the heart. This is one of those
sara
this poem is so sweet!it really touched my heart. whom ever wrote it write more cause youre an awsome poet!
Dawn
well,I certainly can agree with this poem. I have met the greatest group of friends on line. when I needed them most. Angels among us:) thank you for a beautiful poem!
Meg
Thank you for your poem.
Michelle
I think that this poem is a great friendshippoem..
Brenda
I love this poem. I plan to send it to a very dear friend's child who is incarcerated for about 20 years and who I've known since he was a boy of 9 yrs. old. I want him to know that my friendship with him is still very important to me. I thought I'd enclose it in his Valentine card.
Alicia
nice poem:)
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I REALLY LIKED YOU POEM!
Bernie
I really love this poem It really reminds us how special friendship is This is a really good way to show your friends just what they mean to u!
jassy
this poem was great, it had in it great words that would express a lot, it is a very touching poem, and people who recieve this poem r very lucky people cosue they have friends who eally care about them
lynn
this poem is so beautiful, i cant believe eyes. This poem really show me, what friends are for. i have friend that care about as much as i do. Thank you for this wonderful poem. continue to write more poems.
Meg
I love this poem so much! It is a perfect comfort for all the different emotions you can experience day to day. This poem should win.
kiddo
great poem
Wanda
I loved this poem. It spoke so much. But not with just words but with feelings.
Steph
Thank you for writing this poem, now I know how to say it, but i can also show it to my best friend.
Kandi
Perfect, excellent, marvelous, beautiful, outstanding.
Rita
Karin -- This poem is beautiful. Continue sharing your gift with others.
Linda
Excellent poem.
Emily
You're poem is great! When I read it I almost started crying because it is so true. I am putting this poem in my room to remind me that friends are always there for you! Thank you so much!
Kendra
I was looking for a poem to share with the ladies in my bible study on how much their friendship means to me and this is the only one that really said how i felt! Thanks!
Joe_B
A beautiful sentiment.
Benéta
It's beautiful!
Misschel
That is the most beautiful poem. You are a great poet. You should be proud.
justine
its very sweet
Joe_B
What a wonderfully uplifting sentiment... Thank you, Karin... Joe
janet
I just sent this poem to my dearest friends. Its beautiful, very touching. thank you.
kath
what I feel inside, but never got the words out to say it. thank you for such a beautiful poem!
Isabella
Friends - true friends are the most precious of possessions!
Suzanne
that was wonderful. I loved it
jackie
loved this poem
Ella
Just found my best friend from high school after 30 years, what a perfect poem to send to her.. Thank you.
ellie
i love this poem, it is so true. I give this poem a 9 on a scale of 1 to 10