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There Clings A Friend Closer Than A Brother

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There Clings A Friend Closer Than A Brother

I've been a lot of places
I've seen a lot of faces
I've parted bread with many
and said my graces.........
But had it not been for you
my friend I would not have known
life and what beauty in it abides.
You've comforted me when
I was down. You've listen without a
I could never repay your kindness
to my faults complete blindness.
You've always been at arms length
in you I've found new strength...
caring, sharing, never judgmental
you wiped my tears with hands
so gentle. You touch my soul in elevated
heights through you my friend I've seen 
brighter skies.......There clings a friend
closer than a brother like you I know God
has not made another....

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  1. Date: 2/6/2013 5:22:00 PM

    I like this one - JH