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When life becomes overwhelming, as it sometimes does, one true friend can make all of the difference - with no more than simply being there, no more than reaching out a hand in the darkness.

A Hand In The Darkness

A hand reaches out through the despair
No questions asked - No judgments made
From the depths, her light clears the darkness
Her soft smile brings with it a warmth
A gentle, knowing look - and hope rises.

No words need be spoken
An unconditional love is seen
Her compassion - brings me strength
And have lightened the once heavy burdens.

I emerge from the darkness whole
and with the knowledge--
That one true friend will be at my side
As we travel the hills and valleys
And continue our walk down the path of life.


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5 Visitor Comments

exalar
well sounds interesting and kind of remind's me of my self.
Jen
It's the poem which suits my friend. juz want to say thanx. It's Great!
lloyd
two thumbs up!
P
An absolutely beautiful poem. Thank you. It was the perfect poem for my friend.
lauren
i love your poem, & i just wanted to say thnxs.

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