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Best Friendship Poems

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

Premium Member I Acquiesce To Friendship
Your sensuous eyes render me a fool.
How clumsy I become within your mien.
I stutter, stumble trying to keep cool
While all the time envisioning a scene

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Categories: dream, friendship love, longing,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Poets
When all around is darkness
Who provides the sun
When everyone is serious
Who is poking fun
When pollution clouds the bright blue sky
Who brings clarity
Who tries to bring...

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Categories: appreciation, encouraging, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
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
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 True Colors
Eyes are the windows of a soul and they say ‘Love is blind’
But how do you describe colour to a sightless person?

Such depths to your...

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Categories: color, friendship love,
Form: Free verse

There Is Still Beauty
Friends, do not forget: there is still beauty
When the darkness comes and shadows fall,
Music, Art, and nature, gentle comforts
When despair is deep and hope is...

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Categories: dark, friendship, hope, sad,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Life, To Me
Colors daubed for seasons' scenes
          I sift through life for what it means

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Categories: appreciation, friendship, life, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Joined By Words
~ for my fellow poets ~

as slaves to the pen
or our keyboard, more apt
this molding of words
in a word, holds us rapt

fine fancies or fears

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Categories: appreciation, friendship, life, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Oh, Weeping Willow
                Oh, weeping willow - friend to me

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Categories: friendship, tree,
Form: Monorhyme
The Moon Pours White Wine
At a table in a garden, on a soft, sweet, summer's night
Two friends are sitting talking by the moon's reflected light.
On the table in the...

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© Jeff Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friendship, lovegarden, moon,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member If I Were a Flower
A blossom I’ll be on the wreaths for peace
An offering to deity to feed world’s hungry
I’ll be the garden on every troubled street
Preening as gleefully...

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Categories: flower, friendship, love,
Form: Personification
Keep Our Ghosts At Bay
I feel your pain like it was mine
Having an ability to see your soul
If you hurt and can't speak
Sit here with me for I am...

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Categories: friendship,
Form: Free verse
My Empathetic Quill Bleed For the Empress Ink
The moonlight bathed her cell in pallid light while she sat hunched over her desk, clutching her pen between her confound fingertips. As she bled ink...

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Categories: community, friendship love, imagery,
Form: Free verse
For a Friend
A wise and sentimental one
              Who lived and loved some years ago

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Categories: friendship, appreciation, for her, friend,
Form: Free verse
The One Known As Destroyer
Ohh the days have been many here
but that day her name was seen
struck a fear deep inside.
Could she really be that mean?

Time passed as her...

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Categories: friendship,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Under the Same Moon -3-Way-Collaboration-
~Under the Same Moon~

Our days are different, living under the same moon
Down here in TEXAS, life carries a different tune
This world spins on its lovely...

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Categories: friendship, lifeworld, life, love,
Form: Couplet
You Know
Yes, my dear, you know,
You are my source of joy, rejuvenation, hope
I need your emotion spread onto my life,
I need your heart to sing among...

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Categories: emotions, friendship, happiness, joy,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Other Side of the Wall
is that a cry
I hear

is that

yes I listen
to a wall

A white wall
stares back at me
curiosity mounts
I feel the wall
blinds me

My heart stops
a rhythm

a smile...

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Categories: art, friendship, imagery, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Missionary and the Bum
There once was a bum. He was the neighborhood drunk. He had an unkempt demeanor. His salt and pepper hair had not been washed in...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: faith, friendship, love,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Because I Love You
I saw the bitter tears of unhappiness
Running down your agonizing face,
Ravaged with pain,

And I became a sponge of compassion
To absorb them.

I heard the howling 

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Categories: friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poem For Whomever
she is tranquillity
yet lava flows in her veins

cut her open and you'll burn

she is Eve's apple
nemesis to patriarchy

one bite and you'll bleed

she is a rainbow

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friendship, inspiration, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silent Friend
when demons scream
fabricating falsehoods
i'll summon the angels
to help ease your mind

when you feel damaged
too broken to whisper
in dull blank darkness
i'll illuminate like stars

when dreams are...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, emotions, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bio:Closing Time,Memories


The joy, the camaraderie, the smoke.
The great ale, my great friends in Chicago.
Old Town,...

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Categories: chicago, friendship, memory, mental
Form: Bio
Premium Member Always
I'll always be here for you,
where else would I go.

But for you, my heart is lost, 
in dream..
to counting sheep, 
and always will be so.


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Categories: dream, friendship, poetry, voice,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Retreat To Heed Our Honest Deeds

Two old oak trees weathered by winds and rain
with fallen leaves, branches and toughened bark
to shield a core of grandeur,...

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Categories: art, friendship, meaningful, nature,
Form: Sonnet