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Best Friend Poems

Below are the all-time best Friend poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of friend poems written by PoetrySoup members

Best Friend Defined
What's a best friend,
But the smell before rain?
The hand that we give,
When a friend is in pain

It's the things that we do,
The words that we...

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© Dana Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friendship, hope, love, friend,
Form: Rhyme

For a Friend
A wise and sentimental one
              Who lived and loved some years ago

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Categories: appreciation, for her, friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Think of You - An Alternative Universe - 6
From childhood it was a world of and I...
I leaned lightly, leisurely against your heart and you let me in.

We were five I use...

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Categories: best friend, cute love,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member King Arthur - a Collaboration With Darren White
He is the king of words and poets alike
Assay as you may, this man you won’t smite
His armour sparkles in night or day
Defending those too...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, friend, friendship,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Starlit Symphony
I still remember 
how you were
there in the dark,
holding my 
bleeding heart.
Whilst I wandered,
sleepless under
soundless spheres.

Now I search
for your starlit
that echoes,
as idyllic octaves,
from the last...

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Categories: best friend, death, death
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Pink Lace
**Every pace change --are the voices of poets sharing his/her Ribbon** 

The phone rings, 
The clock dings,

I scream, scream, and...

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Categories: friend, anger, bullying, cancer, death
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Ungrateful Child
I woke up that day with tears in my eyes,
after I heard about your father's demise.
Guess you've never understood,
the point of being his blood.

I remember...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friend, anger, death, death of
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member You Caught the Wind
I remember you, from when there was a spring
When the seasons were ripe, with verdant green
Our nimble feet danced in the wind
and on the brink...

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Categories: death of a friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wallpaper

Paper Thin
Cut down to any size,
Crumble, crop me wrong 
Pull the insulation from my heart.
Never will I be "A Paper Doll!"
Thank you for calling me...

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Categories: change, creation, friend, identity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Eclipse

The shining light hides behind my eyes,
Comes in a super nova surprise
My spirit glides into the skies,
Spreading the perfect heat like the sunrise

I was like...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, best friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Carolyn Devonshire Rip
We never met, although we planned
to make our dream come true;
the will was strong, the body weak…
and then you bid adieu
when angels came and took...

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Categories: death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Land of the Midnight Sun
I went cruising to Norway with my wife across the North Sea
We travelled the route the Vikings took but with added luxury
Our first port of...

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Categories: boat, friend, holiday, sea,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Worst Love Poem Ever Written
I suck at dying poems
Chemo poems, Metastatic Cancer poems,
Hair falling out in the shower poems
And I told a half truth
When I told you I...

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Categories: friend, cancer, cry, death of
Form: Elegy
Together We Are Strong
Yes, life is tough! 

I know there are struggles in life that we all go through. 
Sometimes we secretly hide them away, 
some for fear...

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Categories: best friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ozzie Our Spaniel
The 28th of April; I'll always remember that day
It was very overcast and the sky was quite grey
That short journey to the vet I will...

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Categories: best friend, emotions, heartbroken,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Rose and Her Thorns
A lovely rose grew to the garden's delight,
a poem of sunrise surrounded by night.
One day her friend Ivy asked "Why do you mourn?" 
Rose answered,...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friend, death, death of a
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Parallel

Evening arrived scattering snowflakes,
I sought a solitary
Through winter’s barren woods
Made magical this night
With glittering snow
Gracing every empty branch
Each twig
In the muffled silence of a downy...

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Categories: friend, friendship, loss, snow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One World
Love is not a color,
No hue, neither a race.
All of our blood is the same, 
That runs deep within our veins.

If we could lift up...

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Categories: friend, america, for her, for
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Poets I Hope To Meet In Heaven - a Tribute To Chan Hurst 1979-2014
A few poems written by Chan Hurst, (Just That Archaic Poet)

I hope that we can find some comfort in them at this sad time.

"A Rational...

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Categories: dedication, farewell, friend, miss
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Love Letter To My Friends of India
When I think of India, I think of dark eyed beauties,
their foreheads painted with decorative red dots,
and I see them moving deliciously in beautiful bright...

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Categories: community, friend,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Freedom Beckons Seductively - POTD
POTD 29 Jan 2020

A balmy fragrance of cedar and lime lingers
A will o wisp floats by gathering dew
A mark on the page of another man’s...

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Categories: freedom, friend, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
On Poetry Soup
 A first day on Soup is filled with much awe
The wonderful poems will make you smile
Easy is it to fall for all
Some enabled my...

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Categories: friend, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Laid To Rest
Tears no longer come, 
dried ducts of wrung emotion,
denied one more drop of release.

... but only to feel

Feel your finite presence beside me,
inhaling your sweet...

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© Judith S   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bereavement, best friend, death,
Form: Free verse
No Sign of a Whine, a Smiling Mother
My heart I set on a dear companion
the cherished imprint on my soul, profound
how safe I felt in a tough kind bosom!
though I ceased to...

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Categories: best friend, blessing, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Carolyn Devonshire
There lives a grand lady near the sea
In Ormand where she delights to be.
She is a Poetess, words she shares
In lovely poems, her heart she...

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Categories: best friend, blessing, giving,
Form: Couplet