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Finding Friends

                                              Finding a friend
                                        Is like searching for gold
                              There are lots of stones to be washed
                              Until one finds that little lump of gold


15th.January 2012

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  1. Date: 8/23/2012 11:31:00 AM
    Arild, this is just awesome and so true hey.. It is nice to come across these gems I haven't read before.. Hope you are enjoying your evening.. Love & hugs CTC down south lol

  1. Date: 3/8/2012 1:23:00 PM
    This is the perfect Leprechaun poem for St. Patty's Day! Wow...I want what he's drinking, bartender,...I mean....WAITRESS!!! This is a gem!! Thanks for reading my latest...will u check out my new latest..It was super duper hard...I researched it til my brains went soggggy. They are still in agony! ha ha. Love, Gwendolen....

  1. Date: 2/2/2012 9:24:00 AM
    Ahh...I love the heart behind this poem!! :)

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 5:18:00 AM
    Aww, this is very sweet and true. until one finds that little lump of gold. thanks for stopping by at my page, Arild :)

  1. Date: 1/19/2012 12:59:00 PM
    A fine lump :-)

  1. Date: 1/18/2012 10:12:00 AM
    true oh so true. like this.. harry

  1. Date: 1/17/2012 9:04:00 PM
    yes! so true, even if it's only one yet it's still precious indeed. love it Arild :)

  1. Date: 1/17/2012 1:34:00 PM
    A friend is a treasure for which there's no measure. The heart hangs on like it's gold. But if time should pass and you don't have eachother. That's just no way to grow old.

  1. Date: 1/17/2012 1:29:00 PM
    Very true and an excellent free-verse poem! Keep up the magnificant work!! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 1/16/2012 9:17:00 AM
    That is so true it is rare to find a noteworthy friend. Love the poem. love phyl

  1. Date: 1/15/2012 9:02:00 PM
    You have described well poetically, a labor of love for some people. There are still prospectors looking for gold in California.

  1. Date: 1/15/2012 3:43:00 PM
    Very true, Arild. Insightful piece

  1. Date: 1/15/2012 2:23:00 PM
    You speak the truth, Arild. Nicely written. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 1/15/2012 1:41:00 PM
    Ain't that the ever lovin truth. A good write my friend and nice to meet you. Thanks so much for the kind words about "Think First, Speak Later." Glad you enjoyed it. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 1/15/2012 1:24:00 PM
    I FEEL THE NEED 4 SPEED POETRY & THE NEED TO BOTHER U~LOL~XOXOXO~ ~ ;-) and lets talk about them i have found none.. every lump i find is a lump of coal... and no..i have not been a bad friend.. I'm gonna say something way off base.. lately, ive been wishing for the midas here you have this poem about how hard it is to find good friends sure we have friends but, not everyone of them belong in my trasure box, This poems makes me ponder alot. I best be going... p.d.

  1. Date: 1/15/2012 1:03:00 PM
    words of truth Arild and powerfully crated and penned.. appreciate sweet comments on my contest entry.. friends are a treasure..

  1. Date: 1/15/2012 9:08:00 AM
    So dear is this Arild, your words describe exactly the search for friendship and you sure are a precious one. Love, Elizabeth

  1. Date: 1/15/2012 8:36:00 AM
    a golden little nugget you have here! truly beautiful :)

  1. Date: 1/15/2012 8:31:00 AM
    Hey, this reminds me of an etheree I once wrote here at Soup a long time ago. WE are on the same wavelength with this nice thought. Say, are you having problems with soup? I can't get to my poems for a contest. It's not just me, I hope. Is it?? Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/15/2012 8:08:00 AM
    i'm so taken by this, at.. such poetic depth; friends are gold mines..:) huggs!

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