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Tanka Friendship Poems | Tanka Poems About Friendship

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Christmas Angel

just a glass angel lit with many colored hues she is much like you spreading joy to friends in need a guardian for your tree I could not resist when first I saw her sweet face angels fill my life this is a token of thanks for friendship and loyalty
*December 2, 2014

Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire | Year Posted 2014

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Playing Enthusiastically

                                              Playmates illusion
                                       Feline stretches on its back
                                              Pup engages play
                                       Leaps into air with surprise
                                    Scratched nose, engages again

                                         By Eve Roper 11/20/2014

Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2014

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Friendship's Rose

one lone yellow rose
opening to heaven's light
glows with joy and warmth. . .  
light begets light; all who pass
stop and breathe sweet friendship's scent

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2010

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LOVE God is always love Forever seek the kingdom; Praise the creator Keep giving what you can give Please endure until the end ANGELS Beautiful Heavens Protecting the meek ones earth Watching over us Helping us to cope with life Comforted with hope and trust MUSIC When you find rhythm You find your hearts inner core Celebrate the times Make them better than before Reminisce and dance all night

Copyright © humble b | Year Posted 2013

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'Blowing A Kiss To You'

With a skyward glance I am counting stars tonight hope that you are too because every star you see signify a kiss from me *dedicated to Mr. Inverness, James Fraser*
For MJF ©050820121900

Copyright © Wilma Neels | Year Posted 2012

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To Constance--broken wings

a fine but sad poet
her poems run deep
into love paradisial
or fraught with thorns

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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But Why Oh Why, For We Sigh

confusional, yea but why oh why, for we sigh interrogate us comprehend I simply can't for closed doors, we now adore .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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Amongst seeds of words
sophistication resides,
this Utah lady
spreads her light across the globe...
with friendship personified.

© Harry J Horsman 2012    

Copyright © harry horsman | Year Posted 2012

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What the Eye Sees the Heart Cannot Forget

Boys on bicycles stop for a rest in the woods. Friendship is growing. The sun of their childhood streams through trees verdantly glowing. March 16, 2017 for the Contest of Mystic Rose

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2017

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The Spirit Prevails

It is a new day
Something wonderful happened
You are now at peace
Like a phoenix rising up
From the ashes you prevail

We shall not mourn you
For you are not gone at all
We may not see you
Your presence lives on in us
Enduring the test of time

Radiant light shines
Upon us all forever
Glorious rays gleam
Emitting from your spirit
Keeping your memory strong

The lives you have touched
Will never forget you now
Though we may shed tears
These are tears of happiness 
Your spirit forever reigns

In the days to come
When we are all together
Celebrating life
Your spirit will consume us
Your peace will be our strength

Joy and happiness
Will be felt every moment
You gave us reason
To have faith in the future
Your legacy will live on…………..

Copyright © MaryLouise Goguen | Year Posted 2005

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I'm here to confess
To spilling poisonous words
Of a selfish fool
When you needed silent care
To help you fight your nightmare

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

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Platonic Relationships

The bonding of trust
to a friend without desires
someone to turn to
emotion free yet sincere,
two logical minds at peace

© Harry J Horsman 2014    

Copyright © harry horsman | Year Posted 2014

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Dedicated Heart

Taking out my heart From the skeletal debris Great minds never die - Providing blood from you dears Those who love and never lie (C) Anindya Mohan Tagore (Bobby)

Copyright © Anindya Mohan Tagore | Year Posted 2015

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Nette Onclaud

mistress of nature
and love
my imagination
lost so gracefully in her
grace and depth

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Taking a Chance

                I'm taking a chance
           against my better judgment?
                how else will I know
            if you are worthy of trust
               I must be vulnerable 

              this could be a dream
      this could be the worst nightmare
                one way to find out:
           I leave my heart's door ajar
        and hope the risk is worth it

                  Eileen Manassian

Copyright © Eileen Manassian | Year Posted 2014

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in the wake
of friendship vows ~
lost naivete
pure was she
 never again

Copyright © Charles Henderson | Year Posted 2015

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Seismic We Are

My hands, she now holds Pertness amidst my fingers Internally he Seismic we are, rejoicing Two hearts, beating as one, voiced .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2014

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Their Meeting

Meeting of two souls Absorbed they be totally Sharing past, present Where will they be tomorrow Let time roll, let it be, they .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2014

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Yellow Rose

Lovely yellow rose 
Is seen as warm token of
Genuine friendship.
Comes with no obligations
To sincerely say, "I care".

Love without passion
Freely given and received,
Yellow rose message.
A lover sends red roses.
A friend chooses the yellow.

Copyright © Joyce Johnson | Year Posted 2013

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Love You

total enchantment
the time I shared here with you
long past the times, few
sometimes I feel the cancer  
is in us both not just you

Copyright © Courtney Courtney | Year Posted 2012

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Flavors of Winter

Rich hot chocolate
marshmallows roast o’er the pit
gazing China moon
twinkling stars in midnight blue
laughter and snuggling galore!

Copyright © Annalise Brigham...a.k.a. Audrey Haick | Year Posted 2012

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A Real True Friend

~A Real True Friend~

Be a real good friend
A blessing to all you know
Comfort those in pain
Be caring loyal honest
A true friend  who's always there

No matter what just
Be loving polite and kind
Always treat them right
Stand by friends thru thick or thin
Show them you really love, care.

Dorian Petersen Potter
aka ladydp2000


Copyright © Dorian Petersen Potter | Year Posted 2015

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Friendship is a bond
It’s the best relationship
It’s a gift from God
Without it life loses charm
God is the very best friend

Copyright © Asif Andalib | Year Posted 2012

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A Spiritual Christmas Gifts to You

              A jolly old man
  Who makes your wishes come true
            A joy of Christmas
    Brings such special gifts to you
      She waits for him patiently

          Underneath the tree
  Sprinkled with faith and hope too
               My love is a gift
     Two are kindness and giving
       Three is a promise to you

           I give you my heart
        Filled with a decoration
             Now and forever
         A sweet communication
         Near to me or far apart

           Yolaine Armitage

Copyright © Yolaine Armitage | Year Posted 2011

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Roses have different 
colors that entice and please;
a yellow rose stands out...
symbolizing the truest bond
of friendship one ever finds.

This yellow rose grew
in warm light and steady rain;
doesn't my joy also grow
being touched by friends who show
their kindness through profound love? 


Copyright © Andrew Crisci | Year Posted 2013

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What I Love Most About PoetrySoup

Poetry matters,
but it’s just a bonus here.
The real deal lies in
enjoying friends at a place
open 24/7!

Written Jan. 14, 2012 by Andrea Dietrich
For Carol Brown's Contest
of this poem title's name

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2012

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Taz, has gone quiet my soup has a missing link I miss your wit unruffled temperament mainly your caring spirit
*dedicated to Richard Pickett* by Wilma Neels ©080120122300

Copyright © Wilma Neels | Year Posted 2012

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Thought of First Love 2K13

Much thoughts of you as
praying am I that you may
reserve but a seat
amongst your humbled table,
if only in faded memories.

Copyright © Anthony O. Mitchell Jr. | Year Posted 2013

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Letter Song

From being stewed here
Together in life's spiced pot
We begin to share
The orthographic phoneme
But i think still more germaine

Origin of dust
Denominator common
Yet with meaning lost
Until the grave dust us, we
Single note in time's hist'ry

When the pot begins
To sing again, blending us
Soul and mission sweet
Single soup of harmony
Stirring tastebuds to exult

All consonants one
All vowels an accent change
All emotions merged
For we feel and die as man
We live but as creation

Let need arrange us
Into semantic desire
Love is motion in fire
The candle burning to deliver
Giver singing for lover

D for dream I choose
Recluse imagination shines
Emitting echoes
Ancestral harmony sweet
Meaning in song, dance in feet.

Copyright © David Smalling | Year Posted 2012

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attractive package
filled with fulsome sweetness
it’s little debbie
loved by kids and all adults
who?    what?    why!    debbie guzzi

*Little Debbie is a well known pastry in some parts of the country.

Copyright © daver austin | Year Posted 2010