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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 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



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 When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: friendship, god, life,
Form: Sestina
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 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 COMMON Commonality

WE ...

Slaves to the pen, (or our keyboard, more apt)
          The molding of words, in a...

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Categories: appreciation, friendship, life, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
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, metaphor, relationship,
Form: Quatrain
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 Halloween's Mask of Comfort
In a house beside the forest lives a woman and her son

He is scarred by burns and fire – hidden kept from everyone

There is land...

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Categories: friendship, desire, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member HE IS MY BEST FRIEND
HE’S MY BEST FRIEND

Times of laughter under a southern sky
with jacarandas in their ripest bloom.
Those days were left behind as years went by
with summer’s shining...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cancer, friendship, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member THE MISSIONARY AND THE BUM


There once was a bum. He 
was the neighborhood drunk. 
He had a 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 Other Side of the Wall
Silence?
or
is that a cry
I hear

Screams?
or 
is that
memories
hiding?

Wall
yes I listen
to a wall
days
weeks
forever

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

My heart stops
a rhythm
still
dances

ah
a smile...

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Categories: art, friendship, imagery, introspection, poetry, psychological,
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
Under the Same Moon -3-Way-Collaboration-
 ~Under the Same Moon~

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

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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, love, peace,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Colors
My pen strives to flow,
saturate virgin fibers
crisp, cool and clean, 
desires to spread
through virtuous threads 
with thoughts, reflections, 
colors from within -

yet at any given...

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Categories: beauty, color, friendship, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails 

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friendship, change, destiny, fate, nature, solitude, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member RETREAT TO HEED OUR HONEST DEEDS
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, symbolism, tree,
Form: Sonnet
Bleeding Love
Introducing: Jan Allison & Poet Destroyer

Pierced by shards of shattered glass 
Deeper and deeper you stab me 
With lies and venomous words 
Dissecting my heart...

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Categories: friendship, abuse, anger, betrayal, conflict, dark, sad,
Form: Free verse
Windowpanes
An ancient river, centuries-old shops and restaurants steeped in a 2000-year history and 
culture set the scene. The ambiance seemed divinely contrived to facilitate the...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: caregiving, friendship, hope, introspection, philosophytime, autumn,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Waiting to be free
             Waiting to be free

I am dying, but not like anybody who died.
...

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Categories: friendship, hope, life, love,
Form: Ghazal
a shining star
"a shining star"
a shining star you shall always be
a jewel in the cosmos that I see
like the snow that glistens white
like the moon that shines...

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© Lisa Ricci  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friendship, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DO NOT CRY




Come my friend, 
Do not cry
For
Tears blur your vision of life,
Distorting thus reality    
 
Come, my friend,
Wipe your tears and see how
Clearer...

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Categories: friendship, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ALWAYS HAVE HOPE
(For my friend Aisling: da'iman 'amal)


In the night that runs on fear, smile at me.
When nightmares haunt, laugh at me.
When demons show their ugly masks,...

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Categories: friendship, hope, inspirational,
Form: Free verse