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A Million To One

Our relationship started a long time ago
Two little girls in a fifth grade class
I have to admit at first she was my foe
This quiet little, long-haired, lass

That first year, she had a pal
The two of them never looked my way
She was such a snotty little gal
Never wanted to give me the time of day

The next school year, she moved out of town
I decided to put the past behind
There was a seat next to her so I sat down
I never had a clue, what a friend I'd find

There were homework sessions, walks in the park,
childish fights, until we learned how to agree
Sleepovers where we stayed up way after dark
Where ever there was her, was also me

We double-dated in our teenage years
Dances, concerts, and every new game
Heartbreaks, drama, and buckets of tears
Discussing marriage, then changing our name

Raising our children side by side
Sharing joy, happiness, sadness, and strife
Being able to say "I'm sorry", the heck with pride
Never once regretting having her in my life

Knowing someone so well, you can always depend
When the road gets rocky, she will be there
My "one in a million", my very best friend
Forty-six years of friendship we share


For Linda-Marie's  One in a Million contest

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  1. Date: 12/11/2010 5:07:00 PM
    It's so wonderful to have this kind of a friendship, Karla. You are blessed and so is your friend. congrats on this well deserved win. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 11/16/2010 2:26:00 AM
    Beautiful write, Karla. Congrats on your win in the contest. Dan C ps. Thanks for your comments on my work.

  1. Date: 11/15/2010 9:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Karla in Linda-Marie's contest "One in a Million". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/15/2010 9:06:00 AM
    Just wanted to add, Karla, that this is an awesome friendship..or I should say, "sisterhood"!! She is a "true Sister"! 46 years is a blessing in itself...Love, Audrey

  1. Date: 11/12/2010 1:14:00 PM
    What an uplifting story lies behind this winning poem, Karla. We can't judge people by first impressions alone. Look at how your friendship developed! Excellent poem. Congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 11/11/2010 11:01:00 AM
    Congrats, Karla. Outstanding memories and entry. Nice going. xxxRalph

  1. Date: 11/10/2010 11:22:00 PM
    Karla...congrats on well deserved win ......... Luv/best wishes.....Hitendra Mehta

  1. Date: 11/10/2010 9:15:00 PM
    Karla...congrats on well deserved win ......... Luv/best wishes.....Hitendra Mehta

  1. Date: 11/10/2010 7:30:00 AM
    Hi Karla. Congratulations on your placing with this wonderful piece. Friendship is the most valued thing we can own in life. Eamon

  1. Date: 11/10/2010 5:22:00 AM
    Congratulations on this well deserved win, Karla

  1. Date: 11/9/2010 5:20:00 PM
    Congratulations Karla, on your poem's success in the top ten. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 11/9/2010 4:47:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Linda's Contest, Karla. Love, Audrey

  1. Date: 11/9/2010 3:51:00 PM
    Congrats Karla on your success in my One in a Million contest with this exceptional entry .. such lovely lines .. enjoy and thankxxx for supporting my contest ..with luv..

  1. Date: 11/9/2010 6:39:00 AM
    So appreciate u supporting my current contest Karla.. in the process of judging now waiting for two more entries.. so good luck with luv..