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The Shattered Heart Of A Friend

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The Shattered Heart Of A Friend

She cried on the phone as she told me the news.
I listened as I put myself in her shoes.

This dear friend I've loved for thirty-five years.
We've shared some sorrow,some laughter,and beers.

The love of her life is now gravely ill;
a cancer with no cure and no magic pill.

His chance for recovery is very slim.
And she says she won't live a day without him.

So I packed my bags and I raced to her side.
I held her head in my arms as we cried.

We talked for hours deep into the night
I felt her release by the still morning light.

There's so much power in the love of a friend.
It can surely help a broken heart to mend.


By Deb Wilson
for contest"How to fix a broken heart"
sponsored by Michael J. Falotico

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  1. Date: 3/23/2012 8:39:00 PM
    Wonderful, Deb! So much truth in this write. We all need a friend when the waters gets rough. Best wishes in the contest. Blessings, Rhonda