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A true friendship that lasts throughout the years is rare indeed, and to be treasured as a priceless gift.

I am a senior citizen, and I love the Internet, as it is my path to the outside world and my social life. Deaf since I was a teen, I have found it does not matter here that I can not hear, and I have many cyber-friends.

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Robin
that's a nice poem i liked it
xD-smiiles
Iie LOVED IT!
Lilly
This poem was fantastic, I used it for an essay, i had to anaylze it and i got an A thanks xxx
livania
I realy like this poem and I love it.

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My Friend

We all need someone
To talk to in our life,
A friend to whom we run
In times of stress or strife

A friend who's always there
Throughout the years,
A friend we know will care
And take away our fears.

A friend who's always near,
Waiting for our call,
To wipe away our tears,
And lift us when we fall.

A loving friend indeed,
On whom we can depend
To fulfill our every need -
Thank you, precious friend

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June
This Poem relates exactly how it is with my friend of 69 years (known each other since Kindergarten) and are as close as sisters even though we live a long distance from each other we share a lot of the same interests and the Internet has been an added joy to our FRIENDSHIP. Thank you for the chance to read your Poem. J. S.
Simone
This poem was so short and sweet and very good to read. Good luck and keep it up, this is the kind of words every person need.
shell
that was kool as
ronan
ang bewautiful ang itech. ang yubab!
shatara
wow i love it good job u r awesome
Hevinnah
V all have the same taste! So 4 me i think tis poem is wonderful N it also related 2 my story of my best friend ROSHINI n THILIP KUMAR!
Sara
i really like this poem
rizza
your poem is really great. it touches my heart.
Sue
This poem was so touching. My mother-in-law for the past three years had depression and dementia and was cared for by a friend who was also her neighbor. She relied on her to test her blood, give her her medicine, and in the last year or so, prepare her meals. She was so grateful to her. She passed away this April, and we are having a memorial and wanted to give the friend something special. This poem along with some pictures in a nice frame is what we will present her with. Thank you
jannella may
it's a very nice poem. it actually touches my heart and soul becouse i do have a friend just like that. more power to the author.
Dream
This peom is very touching , It entered my heart and I wish if I can find a friend who really deserves the Word ! GOOD Peom ! GOOD JOB
Chelsea
Great poem.
Sanchita
how a friend helps us
mesha
i love this poem
Mary
ty for your words i wish that i had the know who to do what you have done keep up the good work
Juanicee
It was so true and wonderful
Barbara
I was looking for a poem for my dear friend and of all the one's I read this was the only one I found to be true to my circumstances. thank you, exactly what I was looking for.
pruthvi
this poem i like it because it tell's me what is friendship and who are our true friends.
ili
the poem makes me think of the past when i fight with my friends. it makes me feel touched by reading this poem. (=
shaniqua
this is really a great poem. i will be reading it to my best friend that i actually have a crush on.
Alicia
GREAT!
shirley
friendship is so special to me this poems, so sweet has just reminded me of how simple precious friendship is.
Taylor
This poem is really cute and i love it! It describes just what true friends really are! keep up the good work! :]
Sheralyn
it touched me alot i cried
karan
this poem is some what different from others an is pretty inovative,i like it.
geordyn
wow i give it a 10
amanda
this poem is so prety it remindes me so much of my friends!
nicole
that poem really touched my heart. is it possible that you can send me more of these poems, i'd love to read them.
Chiara
Very touching and inspiration reflects ur thoughts and feelings. Well Done!
Trina
This poem brought me to tears as my friendship with my friend was exactly described in the poem. We have been through it all together and we know we are there for each other. Very well written!
shit
well i thought it took my breath away. and i nearly died.
Surbhi
very nice poem
fuschia
i wish to be your friend too. your poem to me is very special and beautiful, just like you are ,i'm sure.
Melissa
Hi, Just wanted to say that this a good poem and it hit the spot when I needed it most. Keep up the good work and bless you!
Debbie
I liked this poem very much. It's everything I feel about my own best friend and if I could rhyme and write this is what I would say too. I enjoyed it also because it wasn't very long. Not shorter then some but to the point.
tiffany
Hi, My name is Tiffany as you can see this poem is really wonderful touched my heart and all that you wrote was fantastic i loved it and you know want yor one great person that knows how to write poems its so special
Keerthana
Hi. I am keerthana. This is one of most fantastic poems i have read. It really tells what friendshipis. I like it very much.
Christina
this poem is awsome!. lol. it reminds me of me and my friends and all the things that have been goin on with my life.
tasia
this poem was very touching
darlene
it brought a tear to my eye so true so true
stephanie
wow this was a really good poem it makes me think about all the friends in my life!
robin
i like it
laura
It's a wonderful poem.
Lane
I have read this poem before, and it always makes me realize how grateful I am for my friend of many years. The words are timeless and will always be in fashion for eternity. Lane
akanksha
u've written very nice poems i'll give u 10000/100
candice
this is such a sad but true poem :)
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