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A Friend

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A Friend

A helping hand when hands are tied
A tissue given when tears are cried
A smile when others at you frown
A pick-me-up when you are down
A song of praise for spirits low
A companion when the going’s slow
A picked up check when debts are high
An unwillingness to say good-bye
An ear to hear you moan and whine
A forgiveness for your waste of time
A withheld judgment while others stone
An every time answerer of the phone

The person to stick with you to these ends
Is the person that you can truly call a friend


Written and posted on 4/19/13 for the "What a friend really is" contest.

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  1. Date: 4/21/2013 10:44:00 AM

    I will try to be the model these words describe... Good luck and high placement in the contest..... Jake

  1. Date: 4/19/2013 6:30:00 PM

    You sound like a good friend to have around, Joe. Good luck in the contest with this strong entry. :)