A Friend

A friend is a strong light-post
Standing supportive
And lighting your way for you

A friend is like the moon
Always there for you
And strongest when nearest

A friend understands you well
Listens to your cries
As well as your joys and victories

A friend is like a hickory tree
Supplying food when you need it
And burns hot, when you are cold

A friend sits alongside you
Even when you are wrong
And supports you endeavors nonetheless

A friend is longstanding
Like the light-post
Ever radiant and giving free light

A friend is always there for you
No matter what you have done
And will always be your friend
No matter the disguise you have on!

Russell Sivey

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 9/13/2017 4:32:00 PM
Nice Work Thanks for those expressions.
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Date: 9/13/2017 3:19:00 PM
A description of a true friend indeed, I really enjoyed your write, Russell
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Date: 9/13/2017 2:46:00 PM
- Wonderfully described, Russell :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 9/13/2017 1:07:00 PM
Friendship of a friend is just as being family, Russell, well described dear friend, say hello to Emma <3 Hugs Eve ~`*
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Date: 9/13/2017 10:14:00 AM
You have described friendship very well in a truly sublime way. We may be thousands of miles apart, but rest assured you will always have my friendship.
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Date: 9/13/2017 10:09:00 AM
Excellent write, Thanks for the encouragement to become a good friend.
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Date: 9/13/2017 9:48:00 AM
A solid poem about friendship. Your words are well chosen and clear on something very important.
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Date: 9/13/2017 9:10:00 AM
True, thoughtful words, Russell. A true friend is worth more than gold! I've had a few fair weather friends in my time, but I still have true friends, and that means a lot. Thanks for sharing.
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Date: 9/13/2017 9:47:00 AM
Date: 9/13/2017 7:41:00 AM
Great tribute to true friendship, I am lucky to have so many great friends.. well written Russell..
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Date: 9/13/2017 7:20:00 AM
Nicely penned Russel, everybody needs a friend like this :) xomo
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Date: 9/13/2017 7:08:00 AM
So very true, Russell. The laughter shared with a true friend, simply cannot be beat! Wonderful poem. love and hugs, Catie :)
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Date: 9/13/2017 6:55:00 AM
true friends are like diamonds rare and precious they are there for you through good times and bad.:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 9/13/2017 5:56:00 AM
Friendship well captured in your poem, Russell--a lovely tribute to friends all over!!
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