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I wrote this for my friend I met in 6th grade. As soon as I met her, I realized that she was the person I wanted to grow up with. The person I wanted to share my dorm with, the person I wanted to share all my secrets with, the person I wanted to remember forever. She was everything.

She was honest, nice, funny, cheerful, and best of all, sweet. In 7th grade we started talking a little more, and then it turned into going and doing things together. But, then at the end of 7th grade, as our friendship was getting better and better, my aunt decided to put me in a different school the following year.

Well, I think Rachel and I would have become best friends if I'd stayed at the school I was at. But I guess I'll never know!

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shurooq
ok so i loved it because it rymres i lov e rhyming songs maybe enext time you can do a sad poem and ryming one of you cant deside beetween 2 bestfriends because thats what happened to me and i wold lik eto print it for them
Noor
I really liked this poem. i actually had a bestfriend named danielle, and she moved away and i really miss her. I like this one alot. its touching.
Katie
Hi! This is really nice, but me and my best friend (also called Rachel!) have not been at the same school since we were ten, we are nearly 17 now. Being at different schools we are better friends than we have ever been. We have other friends but she is my absolute best. Try to keep in touch with Rachel, it sounds like you have a lot in common so don't throw that away. Well done.
Nina
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Rachel

I'll always remember her,
in good times and in bad.
I'll always remember,
the good friend that I had.

Next year we'll be at different schools.
We'll have new teachers, new friends,
and al new rules.

I'll always remember,
the good times that we had.
And with her in my heart,
I'll never feel bad!

Every time I saw her,
She made me feel better.
I liked her more then anything,
the day that I met her.

I wish we could've been best friends.
That way I'd know she'd remember me,
till the very end!

As our school year comes to an end,
I'll always remember her,
as my "wanna be" best friend.

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mania
OMG this poem was soo KEWL. It like express's how sad it would be for me to leave my best friend that hopefully remembers me, as i will always remember her
rachel
This iis a great poem it really tuch me and my name is rachel and it remines me of my friends
Jessica
Sweet, sad and wonderful. Incredible work.
Chelse
This poem is is nice i am in the 6th grade also this poem really got to me.
jaquelyn
oh may that was a very great peom its so true with any people and also with a lot of friends that feel that way and this peom says it all i loved it.
Emilee
Hey, My name is Emilee and my situation is a little like yours but also a little different. Well you poem was really touching
flakita
this is a really nice poem i dont have a friend named rachell but i do have a niece that i love very much shes only 10, 6 years younger but i love her very much and were kind of best friends but more than that famaly well keep posting them good poems
Courtney
This is a very sad poem because next year I will have to leave my Best Friend.
ryan
there is a girl that i real like i met her in the 6th grade it is the 9th now i hope i will "tuch" me as it "tuched" her and i hope that it will all work out and thank you for the lovely poem (that was i bit corney because i am a guy. but hey a guy gots to do what a guy gots to do)
Cynthia
This poem touched me especially since I have begun looking for my junior high friend, Rachel Pando. We lost contact after I moved to Pennsylvania from Arlington, Virginia. Cynthia
Deanna
OMG i loved this poem so much! me and my BFF are both going to a different school next year and it made me think on how much i know i will never forget her! thank you so much to whoever wrote this cuz it really made my day!
yeo
quite touching
josh
I like this poem alot because i have a friend named Rachel that i like alot and want her to remmber me because we both are going to diferant hight schools next year.
Rachel
that was sooooooooo sweet i wish some one wrote that about me
jessica
gap, this is such a great poem! my bffe-or so i thought-is moving at the end of 7th grade also. i loved your poem-it really touched me-keep ^ the good work
Rachel
this poem is soo aaw some. and this poem really touched me to the bottom of my darkened soul well hope ull write more
nichola
i fink dis woz real sad but really sweet. hope u c ur m8 agen
lala
this poem remined me when i was moving away, away from my friends and best best friend. when i had told her that i was going to a other school we both started crying. thank u for remined me that i had fun beening her friend.
ashey
i hope u write poems 4 a liven that was over cool nice gob
Rachel
wow thats a wicked cool poem. its cool cuz my name is rachel. just cause i like things with my name. its a really good poem. well written.
Ahley
I think this poem relates to me alot 'cause i hang out with sarah,Megan, Danielle,etc. and i'm really not best friends with them but i would most definetly like to be but that will have to be up to them. i really like this poem! Sarah,Megan,Danielle if you ever read this i love all of you and i hopr one day we all can be best friends. love ya girls!
rachel
I like this poem mostly because my name is Rachel and because it was greatly written and reminds me of my best friend Carolina, only we've been best friends since we were in 2nd grade (4 yrs. ago).
kahla
WOW! this poem tuched my hart because my best friend is moving and i will not be able to evre see her agen. see she is moving to china with her new step-mother. i gest want everyone to know that you dont know what you have till you lose it. Kahla
RACHAEL
I like the poem Rachel, because my name is Rachael, and all my friends love me. they say that they will never forget me, and everybody calls me there best friend. your poem is sooo true. thanks for writing these poems, they really inspire me!
lindsay
i ABSOLUTLY LOVE this poem! i can relate to it SO much. i'm in 7th grade and i'm not popular. i made the school softball team and thats where it all started. Jamie, the best player on the team, is the most popular girl in school and i just met her this year in softball. anyway, i got her screen name from a friend and i was having a HORRIBLE winter break so i thought what the heck i'll IM her. and i did. we talked for hours and she helped me out SO much. she is the nicest person i ever met. but since she is so popular shes got a lot of other friends so i dont even see her at school and im moving at the end of the year and i love her SO much and she says she loves me too (i'm talking bout the friend type of love here for all of u ppl that r just weird like that) anyway i feel as though she is my best friend and im just a friend to her. so i can definatly see where the "ill always remember her as my 'wanna be' best friend" comes from, because she is my "wanna be best friend"
jenna
aww thats so touchin my best friend is leaving at the end of the year and we are soooo close and theres nothing then i want more to be friends but i dont knoe if she does
annamay
man i love this poem becaus i have a friend called rachel and were kinda like best friends but we wont be for longer because im leaving school and going to a diffrent school,and that poem sounds like my life now,it's kinda sad but i love it heaps. lol
Danielle
I think a lot of people can relate to this poem, including myself. dats y i sent dis 2 my fren bridgete b4 i went away. since then, we bcame best frens. Thanks 4 such a wonderful poem. keep wrting!
David
This poem is truly brilliant. I'm twenty-one now and can't remember the last time I cried. This poem however brought a tear to my eye. I never really read poetry before today, but I have a feeling that i'll be reading a lot more from this very day. Thanks for sharing this delightful poetry with me. You truly are an inspiration to would be writers, like me.
samantha
this poem is very nice it is a bit like my life and so i can relate to it and understand how the person was feeling wen she wrote this poem.
Tiffany
I enjoyed the poem because it remined me of my friend and I. we just started jr,high we've been friends for five years now . I(ts hard going to different schools slowly we are sliping apart. I just hope she always remember me. thank you you are a very good poet!
Roxy
I have a cousin named Rach and she was moving from my skool in Victoris (aust. ) to canberra (next state) so i lived far away from her and i sent this to her and her sister watched Rach while she read it and e-mailed me saying "she immediatly burst into tears" so thanks for the awesome poem!
cara
i love this poem and i am in tears, because i had a friend named Rachel we were close but i wish we had a secound chance to be best friends because she died 2 years ago (im 14) and so i won't see her for a while but i wish i still had the chance thanx for writing this poem
Zoe
This poem really made me think about my best friend Rachel who moved away, and how much she means to me
Rach
I love this poem, it kind of made me cry b/c I can relate to everything that this person is saying, and I really want to know who this person is, b/c I had a friend named Ashley whom I met in 7nth grade and we did do alot together, I mean alot, and she told me at the end of the year she had to move. and I haven't talked to her in sooo long. But I love the poem. I wish I knew who wrote this
Emily
I think this poem is wonderfull. My best friends name is Rachel and we have both recently left the same school. I hope i will keep in touch with her. Thank you for a great poem!
GABBI
I TOTALLY LOVE THAT POEM B-CUZ IT RELATES TO ME AND MY BESTEST FRIEND RACHEL. IV'E KNOWN HER SINCE WE WERE IN 1ST GRADE THEN IN 5TH GRADE WE BOTH WENT TO DIFFERENT SCHOOLS. IT WAS HARD BUT NOW WE R THE BEST OF FRIENDS BUT WE STILL GO TO DIFFERENT SCHOOLS. (WE'RE BOTH IN THE 8TH)
emily
this poem really touched me because i had a best friend racheal who died from cancer not long ago and i really miss her! but why didnt u keep in contact with your friend racheal? if i was i would contact her and see what happens from their.
Emily
Even though I have never been through that, I really loved reading it. Nice work!
Laure
I went through this my friend Sam and I were great friends she moved apart and now we hardly ever see each other. I cn relate to this totally and this really does explain how I feel.
Christina
This is agreat poem. I went through the same thing.
Rachel
I can really relate to this poem because it feels like my best friend sasha wrote this poem for me before she moved to Oahu.
ariana
I actually have a friend named rachel and shes my best friend and i printed the poem just to give it ti her.
Dustina
This poem really hit me hard because a few years ago one of mi friends moved away then she was later killed in a car accident and I really miss her!
blue
Good work! I had the same experience as the poem.
jessica
that was a great peoms but why couldnt she be your best friend???
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