Missing You Poem about Friends

Used To Be Close Friends

To my best friend who I miss even though I always see her. It's like there's a wall that's keeping us apart. So near yet so far...


© Nyhc
we've always been together,
we did everything with laughter,
we thought it was forever.

when I was in danger
you knew how to ease my fear,
you were always there to be my savior.

at first we were strangers,
until we became closer,
and now we are together.

but time flows like a river.
it became complicated and faster,
until we realized that we're older.

and that is what is keeping us apart,
I was here,
and you were there.

but I know we still care,
but our friendship slowly fades in the air,
how can it be so unfair?.

can "our past" be also called "our future?"
because I don't want to surrender
the memories we've shared together.


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Published: Apr 2008

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  • Well I'm 14 and I knew my best friend since I was 3. When I turned thirteen she moved to FL w/ her mom. This poem reminded me of our friendship. We have both changed and taken different roads but I still see her when she comes to see her dad. But she is a different person each time.

    Amanda Submitted Jul 2010
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  • I was the new girl in high school and I had no friends until I met the most amazing people. We finished high school and summer came. We were always hanging out sleepovers, movie nights, non fires, road trips. And even after college started we were close but then we started getting more busier barely seeing each other. I started to get even more busy and I now I don't even see them at all. It's been 3 months since I've seen them. They hang out together but now I feel like I don't even exist them. This poem just made me cry because I could relate.

    Daisy, California Submitted Jun 2012
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  • Me and my best friend have been friends since 6th grade but lately I feel like we've been drifting apart, and it's killing me. I miss his warm smile and dumb jokes, and the way he always made me laugh and brightened my day even in the darkest times and I know it might sound like I like him but I don't, I love him like a brother, but it's killing me to see us drifting and to see that our phone call conversations went from multiple times a day every day to every other week if I'm lucky, and I cry and wonder if he notices it too. I just miss him always being there when I need him, and I miss having someone like him to talk to, I hope we can work this out... :'(

    Minda, WA Submitted Sep 2012
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  • I have known my best friend since I was 5. When suddenly, she told me we didn't get into the same Secondary schools. The walls seemed to cave in on me and I could see no light ahead. We don't see each other and only see one another every... 3 weekends. I've had a term without her and I still want to see her so badly. This poem describes how I feel about her. I just love her so much. (as a friend I'm not gay) It's horrible living without her and not seeing her each day! Does anyone feel the same!

    Sadie, Surrey Submitted Dec 2012
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  • Me and my best friend did everything together, we were connected and you couldn't pull us apart. But this year I realized we were drifting apart and lately we have been fighting A LOT. But this fight is different. We argued and we hurt each other badly. You cannot take back what you said. I want to be friends again, but not just to fight again. If Dana is reading this; I'm sorry and I'm tired of fighting and I want to be friends again. if your not; I don't know how to tell you that, without you not believing me.

    Kaitlyn, Poland Submitted Jun 2013
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  • My BFF was my savior, when ever I was too scared to do something she helped me through it even silly things like me being too shy to collect a Christmas card from a class mate!!!
    But I feel I never repaid her, but she never complained.

    She moved away and is at high school I am a year under her so I am still at intermediate ( I think I call it middle school???)
    Today was my first day back and now I am lying in bed crying cuz I miss her and my new friends are popular and just talk about boys! I don't think I can keep it up for a whole year, I'm a nerd on the inside!!!
    Sorry this is soo long I didn't mean too I'm soooooo sad

    Just Me, New Zealand Submitted 2/3/2014
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