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Fair-weather Friends

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Below is the poem entitled Fair-weather Friends which was written by poet Eileen Ghali. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Fair-weather Friends

Fair-weather friends are NOT for me
So, I must make them ...history!
I need a friend who’s ALWAYS there
Through sunshine or storm, he shows care!
Someone who knows that I’m weak,
And will plant a kiss on my cheek.
A person who knows what is real
Who’s not afraid my pain to feel!
A friend who knows that I’m not whole,
Yet sees the beauty of my soul.
A friend who’ll never tell a lie
Who can look me straight... in the eye!
My warm shelter from pouring rain
In life’s madness, he keeps me sane!
Fair-weather friends, I kiss goodbye
At least they know the reason why.
“All-weather friends” are very few,
What I’ve longed for, I’ve found in YOU!

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  1. Date: 11/9/2012 11:59:00 AM

    A writer of all, a master of none but...I know when I read a poem if I have enjoyed it. Now I have read yours and I have indeed enjoyed it Eileen. I wish you a wonderful weekend and hope you find much inspiration to continue with your writing endeavors. Love, Carol

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali
    Date: 11/10/2012 10:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks ever so much for the encouraging post, Carol! It brightens my day to know that someone has read and appreciated my poem. Sweet of you to post! Have a lovely day! Hugs!
  1. Date: 11/9/2012 10:49:00 AM

    Verry nice poem, Thank you for sharing that with us Have a nice weekend. Erik

    Ghali Avatar Eileen Ghali
    Date: 11/9/2012 10:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Erik! Hope you have some good all weather friends in your life! :)