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This poem is about what it takes to be a good friend. So many times friends are not true friends so this is a poem about what it takes to be a good friend.

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peyton
i really love this poem,its really deep in meaning and relates to how my friendship is and always will be and i know that nothing lasts forever but my friendship with my friends will last until i die and i'll make sure of that. i think that there should be more friendship poems like this on here due to how we all look for a perfect poem for our friends and there really isnt any that can descibe how deep friendship is but it can give you a little taste by reading one that is deep in meaning like this one. well keep up the good work!
Mohsin
this is really a nice poem.
Natalie
I think that this peom is great. I can tell that it comes right from the heart. When I was reading it I was thinking about my true friends and they all meet what the peom is saying, and realized that some of my friends do not meet what the peom is saying and are not true friends. This peom is very rare to find and will help you figure out who you real and fake friends are!
destiny
i really like this peom b/c it reminds me ofmy best friend

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What It Takes To Be A Good Friend

A good friend is always kind,
Should always speak their mind,
Their compassion should never end,
That's what it takes to be a good friend.

A good friend is there for you,
They are real, they are true- blue,
Their compassion should never end,
That's what it takes to be a good friend.

A good friend will be there when you marry,
A heart full of memories, they will carry,
Their compassion should never end,
That's what it takes to be a good friend.

They'll be there if your mother dies,
They'll weep with you when you cry,
Their compassion should never end,
That's what it takes to be a good friend.

If a good friend you do find,
Make sure they treat you kind,
Understanding they shouldn't lack,
And they would never stab you in the back,
On top of everything always remember,
A best friend is forever.

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More Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)

Latia
This a good true poem for somebody 2 read.
shenika
This poem is saying exactly what it is titled unlike other thats what i like aboutit
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starfish
its soo sweet just what we needed for the graduation
Lodwick
i find this poem absolutely amazing. good work!
jamie
hi thank u for writeing this
Jessica
Anotehr rare perfect poem for friendship. Too good for words.
Stephanie
This was absalutly beautiful. plain and simple
alysia
i like this poem
cassi
i think this is such a cute lil poem i sent it to a bunch of my friends and they all loved it. Keep up the good hard work!
kandice
it is very good i loved it you did a very good job
Alexis
Me and my friend were reading, And this touched us. Of course, we are only 9 and 10. But we know love, friendship, and happyness. We've known each other for 6 yrs. Thanks for the touching us Love,Alexis and Madison
shelbylynn
I love this poem because it really discribs what a real best friend should be and alot of people dont understand what friends really are added up to be. I do. I've been hurt and disappointed and this poems says just about everything there is to say about a good friendship.
ana
this poem is so good n so true as to what a good friend should be. my best friend n i has been on a rocky road at the moment. n this poem has brought to my attention that i have not been there lately due to yr 12 work. but im wiling n determent to change that n get bak to how we were before. thankyou for the poem n keep up the good work.
thivya
it's a very interesting poem!continue ur good work!
Meg
Its was fab- it really encaptured all the things a true frienship involves. Thanx!
justin
good poem
husien
this very nice poem because it talks about what is a good friend and i think many thing that i didn't before when i read this poem. true supporter
armeeza
this poem is awesome. it touched me deep in my heart. you are really a good poet. thanks for listing down the qualities of a good friend. keep up the gd work. wish you success always !
bonzagirl
i think that it was really touching it really shows what a good friend is like and what they are suppose to do like be happy when you get married and alll that. i think that this person should write poetry for a living!
joey
your poem is quiet impressive!
laila
This poem is beautiful and it`s true,Go on with this beatiful work
Brittany
You can't really find a lot of friends that are that good to you, so this poem is like a held standard to your best friend! It is a great poem, to thumbs up!
idalia
i think this poem is nice because it talks about good friends
Sajid
Very Very good poem and fact of life.
dana
i like the poem and it had it's own little rythmn. im goin 2 use it. nice poem again.
katrina
Your poem is really good my friend and I really enjoyed it this poem sounds like us in all differnt ways.
kayla
i love this poem cuz if someone really doesn't know what a true friend is then they can read this and know what i true friend is. and they can see how much true friends they have. this poem has helped me in a way that i'll never forget. thanks for writen this poem!
brittnay
its a good poem it helped me a lot
Ashley
That was an awesome poem! It was really touching and said about everything that it could to be a good friend! Thanks for the inspiration! :)
liSA
that was awsome
Tara
That poem is very nice. I have friends that write poems and I really enjoying reading them. Your poem tells the truth.
Erica
This is a really good pomes i really liked it it reminds me of me and my best friend Thanx for writeing this one
Jordan
This poem is very truthful and meaningful in lots of ways.
Trentiss
It was touching to me and so so so so true
Heather
I loved it omgsh It made me relize that my best friend since th e3rd grade is my one and only true friend. Thank you and keep up the good work!
brittani
brittani i loved your poem i can really connet to what you are saying. good job!
Superwoman
This poem kicks butt! I loved it b/c a friend of mine left a few weeks ago to move to Idaho! I find her one of my many best friends. She is awesome! I want you to know that I miss ya and love ya Heather! You rock! Thanks for the poem! Love ya!
Brittany
this poem rocks it reminds me of me and my best friend kayla! gurl this poem goes out to you thanx for always being there for me i love ya bunches thanx again!
Rylea
Hi, That poem you wrote was very touching to me and all of my friends. You should submit it! Rylea
Ayase
I have a friend I'm not sure is really that true. I was searching the internet for something to make me feel better after getting hurt by her this morning. I found this poem and started to cry all over again. It's nice to know what a good friend really is.
Heather
This is a really touching poem, I love it!
Dawn
Hi. I really was touched with the poem what it takes to be a good friend by Jwbronco1 because it tells us what a good friend is. i have a really great group of friends but one that i think is the best is my friend Teresa because shes always there for me no matter wut happens. I love her so much and it feels like i have known her my whole life but it was only 3 years. It's her birthdy tomorrow and i'm going to give her this poem and some other things to tell her how much i appricate her. thank u so much for writing this poem.
Betzabe
This poem is really "chido" so whoever doesn't know what a friend is read this poem and you will know.
Amanda
well i think it is true all friends need that stuff and i should know cause i have a best friend like that and it is wonderful. it is also kind of touching.
jacqui
It is a good poem. I love it. I'm using this poem in a book I'm making for a friend who's mother just died. Good Job.
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