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Friendship's Queue

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Friendship's Queue

I wear the gifts of friendship wreathed about my face
all the gifts of friendship, I try to wear with grace
I'm not adorned with gold, no idols fill my space,
just the blessed gifts of friends are all that I embrace.

Their love is held in trinkets small, old cards still displayed,
held within my memory or on the printed page.
Bits of their love dangle on chains about my shades,
all these cherished winsome tokens show me love conveyed.

I am blessed and without want for my world is full
of friends from here, friends from there, even Timbuktu 
On each continent I'm bound lured by friendships pull
if you wish to live without want make a friend or two!


*Dedicated to all my friends on Poetry Soup
  new and old!


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  1. Date: 1/17/2013 8:18:00 AM
    Debbie - You've said so well the effect of PS on so many of us. We will have coffee yet. What are you doing this weekend - or maybe next Friday the 1st? love, Kathy

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 12:04:00 PM
    Deb, i would have to say that this is exceptionally well writen. i take the time to give a poem that not just compliments us as friends. but much more shows us your true tallent as a poet. thank you for taking the time to make it right. one bit of advice if you want to publish, make it about one friend. John H Loving III

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 4:23:00 AM
    If I am to be considered as a pearl in the necklace of your friendship then happy will I be. A wonderfully expressed way of describing the value of friendship! You made me richer by one friend! Thank you!

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 11:58:00 AM
    The first lines especially mean a lot to me. It is so true in life.

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 11:55:00 AM
    Thank you for the dedication !! Your poetry has style and grace. I love my poetry soup friends and poets !! Peace and light !!

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 7:45:00 AM
    You have that gift, Debbie of acruing friendships. Glad to be yours :). Great write!

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 3:06:00 AM
    Poetry Soup is a very friendly group!

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 2:13:00 AM
    Hope that includes me girl. Enjoyed the visit tonight. Look up William Masonis. Just ran across his poem "bravery is all there is" don't know if he is new or not, but that is some write also. Catch you later. Just trying to do some payback.

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 1:54:00 AM
    Debbie very cool write, and true...Dave

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 9:42:00 PM
    aww so awesome.. this is so sweet to my heart and all.. appreciate your beautiful friendship my sweet Debbie..<3 <3 <3 luv and hugs :)

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 7:15:00 PM
    Thank you Debbie, I appreciate your friendship too, love and a bushel of hugs xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 3:19:00 PM
    Ahhh!! Isn't it good to have so many friends..I know everyone will appreciate this poem..Thanks for stopping by with congrats..Sara