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I once had a friend, that no matter how hard we tried we always ended up in disagreements. This poem was written to let him know that no matter our arguments, our friendship would always be there.

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Caitlin
Very beautiful. Just what I am feeling.
Karina
Hey Judy I had a great friend walk away from my life as well, and this poem says exactly wat I feel. So in away you've helped find the perfect words to express how I feel thank you and may god bless you.
ramya
this poem is Very touchy, very emotional. i'll let my friend know what i feel about him, what i expected out of him and what he had done to me. the expectations, the friendship, the love, that i dint get from him. but yet he had left a scar on my heart. that remembers of him evey sec in my life He atleast hated me, i was a part in his life i like you very much. my friendship is true.
Janeis
I was just randomly looking at your poem then I came a cross this peom of ead it through several times and then it hit me and totally sound like me and my old bestfriends we both went our seperate ways and made new best friends and now there is still a bond between us. but deep down she will always be my bestfriend no matter what happens to us and even if i have new bestfriend x x x Janeis

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Quiet Emotions

I always wanted more from you
than you were willing to give;
So now we've gone our separate ways
each with different lives to live.

The bond will always be there
the friendship always intact;
But the time for us has come and gone
and the pages of time, you can't turn back.

I will always be a friend to you
and wonder how you are;
The smiles and laughter I will remember
and our fights have become painless scars.

Sometimes on those busy days
when you've a thousand things to do;
Please let me glide slowly through your mind
and spend some time with you.

In that quiet moment
when you're surprised to find me there;
Just remember even with the distance between us
I am still someone who cares.

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More Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)

M.
Tender, touching and transperent words. What can I say to describe words that I looked for to say to my friend and found in this poem. So Thanks and good luck
cynthia
hey. i love your poem. i can relate to this especially now. i put this on my blog, but I do include your name. i write poems too and i don't want anybody telling others they were the ones who wrote my poem. i hope it's alright with you. keep writing good poems. goodluck.
Andrew
I know what she mean I love a girl but i cant be so now she has a boyfreind and it is killing me but i will allway be her friend .
christina
i really loved this poem i can relate to it keep up the good work!:~)
Morgane
just beautiful words written by a beautiful person no doubt about that. Morgane
Tamisha
I like this poem alot it makes me think of alot of things that happened in the pass this is the best poem i've ever read.
Raina
I loved ur poem. I too am a poet. I also have lost a good friend. Well. Not so true. Like u said i needed more than u gave. '
Shelby
This reminds me of my ex bestfriend he was like a brother to me, we did everything together. then one day he just thought that i did something wrong but he just doesnt understand that i didnt do anything to him but i guess that alright. but this is really good. I give u props on this its very good!
Mary
I have had a friend for 34 years. I always try to be there for her. She lost her husband a few months ago,my husband and I helped her do everthing and then we started to hear the hurtful things she is saying behind our backs. I just wish she would own up to what she has said ,and admit that she was wrong. so I am going to e mail her this poem because I think it says how I feel down deep. Mary
Eddie
i want to thank you for your poem,as it says exactly what i need to say to a friend i hurt and have now lost,i hope it has the same effect on her as it did me,xxx
amber
I thought that was a kewl poem I can relate. Keep writing more; )
jacqui
omg you poem was so beautiful it made me cry. so ture to me
Debbie
very well written, concise - LOVED IT
Natasha
Love It! Almost made me cry.
amina
fantastic poem i ever read in ma life . it herat touching n i feel all the emotions whish i felt when ma frnd leave me. i luv it. really gud poem
GHETTO_QUEEN
this is a great poam, it Expresses what most people like my self and many other people as teens, adults and children might be feeling. leaving friends is not a easy choice to make but sometimes itís the only way out
Leslie
A very nice poem. i can relate too much. thanks for this doem.
mike
This touched me, it fits perfectly. Thank you.
Margaret
Very moving just the way I feel and know can express
ALEIFIYA
hey i gess i noe wad u must have been going tru . it s tuff wen ur fren doesnt care n all. da poem just made me go crazy. it was splendid.
Wendy
I love this poem. I recently lost a friend and want to say to him how I feel but I couldn't quite get the words just right. this says it all for me! Thank You
kayla
i been there done that
Amber
It reminds me of my friendship with this guy. and I thought it was special, but he doesn't seem to notice how I feel. I like this poem. maybe I'll email it to him.
Vincent
I like the opening line about wanting more the one is willing to give nice poam
Meg
this is a great poem i have the same situation with one of my friends. i love the way you were able to rhyme so well
samantha
i think this peom was one of the best peoms i have ever heard.
Aricelis
I really liked this poem. I could really relate to it, being that I am in that position right now, and I feel the same way.
heather
LOVE IT!
Torey
I loved the poem because it describes how I am feeling right now. It is good keep up the great work.
Faye
WOW! This poem mens more than a million words I LOVE IT!
alana
i live in a harsh city where people fight all the time in terrible ways. And this poem just made me think of my school and the city i live in. Its a great poem
Ruth
Excellent. I felt the pain of the loss. I know that pain too well. The expression of the words spoke to my heart.
cassey
this poem is great i think everyone has had at least one friendshhip that can be reminced by the words of this poem
Cherry
I read this poem today and, it felt as though the words of it were my very own. One thing we must remember is that pain is inevitable but, suffering is optional. This poem reminds us. Excellent Job.
Melysa
This poem is excellent, it's one that i can definitely relate to. *five thumbs up*
niklas
this is a great poem it remindes me of a good friend i had to leave
Laura
This poem touched me when I was still in love with an ex boyfriend. I was moving away and could leve with leting him know how I feel. The words in this poem explained them perfectly
Andrea
I really liked this poem. It says so much of what I am going through with my brother! We were like best friends and now he doesn't talk to me anymore. I am going to send this to him! Thank you!
rafiqah
Oh my gOd!i lOve this pOem very much because this pOem tells exactly hOw I feel. keep up the gOOd wOrk Judy!
stephanie
i love your poem i justlost someone that i cared about ,he killed his self and this poem kinda relates to me and him , i hope that you keep you head up you have alot going for you, you are talented god bless.
vanessa
wow amazing
Dr. Ann
Hi Judy, Your poem is really touched me and matched with my situation. I tried to find a poem that about my feeling . coz me and a friend got ruin up our friendship for unreasoning explaination. THere is so much things that we can't get a chance to explain. We both don't mean to be friend I guess. but I wish to let her know how much her friendship mean to me. And She is totally all WRONG about me. but I won't claim or hate her. Coz a friend need to learn how to forgive. Frienship is hard to find and hard to keep. so I guess I just "Thank" for your words putting all my feeling into pieces. a wonderful poem. Thx for the hard work. your words mean to me, so others?? Thx Dr. Ann
damien
VERY NICE.
Gail
Your poem seemed to express everything i was trying to say. Thank you x
Shona
I wish I could write something like this poem. I've related to it in so many ways. thank you :)
zoe
This poem touched me deeply it made me realise that has happened to me and my friend, we have drifted further apart over the last few months, and i would like her to know that still if she ever needs me i will be there for her.
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