Friendship (Poem)

Author’s Note: This post was originally written in 2003 when I was in Year 9 and has been moved here from a personal blog I no longer use.

A shoulder to cry on,
Or a call on the phone,
Keeping you company
When you’re all alone

Inspiration, encouragement,
Trust, love, and care,
Are the virtues that friends
Will be happy to share

Special moments shared
When you are together,
That both of you will cherish,
In all your lives forever

True friends are like diamonds,
Precious but rare;
False friends are common stones,
Found everywhere.

There are changes to happen,
Physically, or maybe emotionally,
But true friendship will never change,
It will last for all eternity.

Inspiration: Your Youth: Getting the Best Out of It (ch.8, p.63, par.16)*

* Published by Jehovah’s Witnesses but now out of print.

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(This was the first poem I have ever written when I was in 3rd year high school [Year 9] as a seat work in my English class)