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Forever Friendships

Forever Friendships

Forever friendships 
Live beyond fear and misgivings,
Ideas and fantasies flow freely.
Each one trusts knowing.

Understanding awakens new insights.
Heartfelt talks bind love’s soul.
Grudges give way to forgiveness.
And forever finds flavor among friends.

Beyond anger and disappointments
Failures and weakness become forgotten.
Annoyances give way to pleasure.
And calmness comes calling, quickly.

Bravely sharing selves,
Friends walk through life, caring. 
Away from gossip and scandal,
Delicious days delight in dignity.

Anticipated thoughts thrive.
Hopes listen, patiently recognizing.
And the soul of a forever friend enriches.
Merging life on earth to eternity.

© September 28, 2010
Dane Smith-Johnsen

Form: Parallelismus Membrorum with a touch of aliteration

Copyright © Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen

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  1. Date: 9/11/2010 10:15:00 AM
    very well done.I wanted to stop by and say hi.Hope all is going well with you.Me,still working on things.Have a great day.

  1. Date: 9/8/2010 8:59:00 AM
    Only faith could inspire a poem so delightful, makes us all want to do better. I remember loving your writing long ago now, and glad I am still able to read them again. Blesings

  1. Date: 8/29/2010 12:33:00 PM
    Great words that you have penned in this one..Enjoyed..Sara

  1. Date: 8/28/2010 10:14:00 PM
    Enjoyed your very creative piece on friendships my friend.. good luck in the entry has the same title but in Acrostic form..luv.. enjoyed on this happy weekend..with luv..

  1. Date: 8/28/2010 4:48:00 PM
    This describes the type of friendship we share, Dane Ann. I now that no matter what, you will always be part of my life, my forever friend. Love you and your beautiful poem! Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/28/2010 1:48:00 PM
    friends, what a lovely poem,Dane, enjoyed,..p.d.

  1. Date: 8/28/2010 7:06:00 AM
    I like the way you wrote that...well done and veritable