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I have a special person who I find is so often the inspiration for so many of my poems. When an occasion arose to celebrate their love and friendship yet again, I found mere words were simply not enough.

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linda
I want to say thank you for this poem it is a great poem and it is just what I want to say to a very special friend. Thank you again and May the Peace of God be with you always. Linda Scott
saira
Hi Kit, awesome poem,,,, really loved it
Steve
I have a special friend who has been an absolute rock for me this year while I have been ill. I wanted to tell her how special she is, but am not good with words, your beautiful poem just said what I wanted to say - oh to be so talented with words and to be able to make people feel that good!
matthew
well i think this was an amzing poem man i respect u

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Mere Words

I searched among the card displays,
To see if I could find,
A little something that would say
Just what was on my mind.

However there was not a one,
That captured it just right,
For no one else can understand
Just what I'd like to write.

I even find it difficult
To try to write it down,
For how do I portray to you,
The love that I have known?

I close my eyes and what I see,
Is someone I adore;
A person who is beautiful,
Right down into their soul.

Mere words cannot describe
The many qualities you show,
The love and caring nature that
You share with those who know.

Your kind and gentle temperament,
Your sweet angelic smile,
Your softly spoken sentiments,
That reach across the miles.

Your smile and laugh that sparkle with
The softness of your sighs,
The way your face lights up a room ...
That twinkle in your eye.

The loving gestures through the years,
That quickly come to mind,
For always you've a gentle word
To calm and soothe I find.

I struggle and I search to try
To find some words anew ...
And yet I cannot capture
All the things that make you you.

I shall therefore, be satisfied
That you must simply know,
Just how I feel about you,
For with words I cannot show.

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More Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)

rushly
this is the best ever poem i read.
Omar
this is so amazing how the the words describe one's sentiment i love the conteudo it caring because it touch not just a friend but also a special one, it isnt every day that we realize those thing in one's love but it is important to let the person know about what you miss and what you feel I give 1000% to this poem, the sencitivity of it the words change the stanzas inter connecteds is so good and amazing that wherever who wrote this know what is friendship and what one's feel when they are away from each other. thanks for let me share my though
Varshana
A Beautiful poem n nice thoughts. Silence probably has more to speak than words. Friendship is beyond d verbal communication.
jessica
this poem touched me because my friend and i have the same relationship as this poem discribes.
Kattie
This is a really good poem is like I don't want to lose my friend.
Monica
this is realy a very nice poem. this is true when you go to buy cards sometime you don't find a card with the catching words you want to convey. The poem has realy touched my heart.
Steve
I have a friend who has helped me more than she knows through a recent illness - this poem will tell her what she means to me, they are soooo my thoughts that someone else wrote!
madelon
Great job
Asan
Mere words. A wonderful peace of a beauty. =)
Black Panther
its very touching . it makes me remember of a special someone in my heart.
amanda
Dear, you showed in a very simple and delightful way feelings of love. excellent
robinrobin4
This poem has said everything I wanted to say but couldn't. Thank you so much for sharing this poem as I have felt the emotions the words were saying. May you be blessed with many positive attitudes around you. HUGs
Nitin
Simply superb . A humble way to tell someone you love.
Ruby
Oh, my, god. This poem is AWESOME. It's even more, it's INCREDIBLE. It feels so good to know that I'm actually not the only one, who can't tell a good friend how much she likes her! When I read your poem, I was so touched, because these words could be mine! I see this girl every day, I've known her for 4 years, but I've never found the words to say how much she means to me, I always lack for words! I feel like I'm going to cry. Believe me, your poem is amazing, and I know deep inside that your friend is an angel as mine. We're so blessed to be surrounded by these angels. All the best to you, and thanks a lot for making my day with your touching poem! Ruby.
Gabriele
This story is very sweet!
Rachael
this is one of the most beautiful poems i have ever read!when i read this i thought of my boyfriend.
sri
simply superb, i really moved with this poem thanks
Khairullah
This is Afghani, I did not only lipsing the poem words, but i have read with my every breath of my heart. while i was breathing during reading the poem so my heart was sounding the Mere Words and presenting them all to my best friend whom i heartly love. it really touches the heart of the lovers and sincere poeple, i wish you more further to write such poems. lovingly thanks, Khairullah
Lianne
Im from Bahrain and this was da bst poem for my bstfrend's b day. Great words!
Rose
This poem is very touching, i lost a loved one on friday nov 24 and this poem fits the matter perfectly cause i couldn't express how i felt in words so i referred to your poem, thankyou verymuch you are talented keep up the good work.
kid arthur
it is a nice poem! i really liked it!
Jen
hi, i really liked this one. it was wonderful. you are very gifted and i hope that you never give up on such beautiful writing. thanks Jen
aina
u know what. this poem means so much to me. l really luv this poem.
Rekha
What a beautiful poem:) really touched me. Thanks a million. will definately pass it on. Regards Rekha
shorty
grat this is very touching
jackie
I really enjoyed reading this
Electra
I especially love this poem because I've tried numerous times to try and explain to my friends what they mean to me. It's so hard so I find the easiest way to show them is to be the best friend I can be in return. Very good, I love it!
Wilienne
this poem touched me ,and i understood wat u meant.
marlene
your poem wos just the thing to send to my sister in new zealand thank you ti is the way i feel aboout her and could not put in to words. chears
dani
i really loved the poem it make you shiver and brought a tear to my eye i dont know what else i can say that poem was brill !
Laura
I really liked this poem. My mums getting married this month and i'm really into manga so i've drawn a family picture of my family in manga. I've put rings between my mum and her fionce but needed something to go underneath it and this is what's going to go there. it's a really sweet and touching poem. I like it alot!
nobuntu
Hai McCallum thank you very for amazing words you are the best keep up the good work well done
Miss UAE
hi. am from the uae. doubtless 2 say this poem u wrote no matter the distance between u and us in the uae. it obviously touched our inner part of our hearts n it wouldnt be erased or eraducated by time or fate cuz its the beeeest. keep it up. we r waiting 4ur newest poems
Esmeralda
WOW I TELL U WHAT WOW
Kaye
beautiful poem, thank you.
Nandita
It is so true! So many times we run out of words to tell our dear friends what they mean to us!
Roselly
I love dis poem!
niki
This poem really caught me its rly sweet and nice
Amanda
Right now my best friend is going away to college. i can barely stand talking about it. but this poem is one of the better ones that I have read. cuz it explains so much and so little. excellent job in writting it~!
Gwen
i have just lost the most dearest friend today, and i was trying to look for something to tell the family how i feel today, but the pain is so great today, so when i seen this, i just cryed today, for i need to see this and tell the family how i felt today. thank you for the beautiful words today from gwen
Carol
I have just created a 25th anniversary party photo book for my best friend that I have known for over 40 years. She and her husband threw the party; their eldest daughter was our flower girl. I was looking for a beautiful friendship poem for the last page of the book and I couldn't have found a better one. My thanks to Kit McCallum.
Samresh
Nice soft poem, it touches your heart and sentiments softly
Sheena
it is a very nice poem. please write much more poems like this one.
kush
this was reall touching
niru
HEY THIS IS SIMPLY GREAT. I GOT TEARS IN MY EYES,BECAUSE I GOT MY WORDS WITH IN THISPOEM. IT IS A SOUL TOUCHING ONE!THANK U FOR THIS ONE
India
What an amazing poem! Many times I have written peems for a person that I adore, and I have said what this poem says, but not quite so beautiful. I will share this poem with that person because it's all that I want to say and more!
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