Family Friend Poems

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Family Friend Poems was started in 2006 as a showcase for popular poems about family and friends. We now have over 7,000 published poems, including poems about life, love, sadness, and pretty much all of life's experiences. For 10 years now, one day at a time, we have combed through the tens of poems submitted each day to find that perfect poem to publish. Poems written by ordinary people which express loving, healing and touching feelings which we all can share. After each poem we ask you, "Were you touched by this poem? Share your Story!". Please join the tens of thousands of our visitors who have shared their own experience of love, heartache and healing.

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Mother Explains Heaven To Her Dying Son
  • By Pamela A. Snow
  • Published: February 2006

in Prayer Poems

To Our Ellis

How does a loving mother explain
Heaven to her dying child?
Please give me the words, O Lord, and
let me say them with a smile...

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  • Emailed 54
  • Votes 2339
  • Rating 4.67
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I am so very sorry for your loss!! However, fear not precious mother because Heaven is for real!! That movie really helped me to remember that I knew that. I am a mother, born with a rare...

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  • By Yerzinia
  • Published: April 2009

in Abuse Poems

Hush Little Sister

Hush, little sister
Please don't cry
I wish I could be there
To sing you a lullaby...

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  • Emailed 81
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  • Rating 4.67
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Listening to Ludovico Einaudi while reading this out loud makes your heart wrench, your stomach twist and your eye cry like a waterfall, when the memories from when you were in that time come...

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Poem About Your Life Changing In A Moment

in Rape Poems

Change What Is To Come

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It's strange how a few short seconds can lead you in a whole new direction,
It alters how you think and act and see your own reflection.
From a single moment on, my life was forever changed,
Like everything I previously knew had suddenly been rearranged.

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  • Stories 6
  • Emailed 0
  • Votes 399
  • Rating 4.67
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Wow. As a reader I could never feel your pain! But your poem made me feel some sort of pain. I know it's not the same as you had but yet, I loved it! Please, I am begging you, continue...

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in Cancer Poems

Our Hearts Will Always Touch

When I laid there beside you,
Could you feel me there?
My arms were wrapped around you,
And I was stroking your hair.

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  • Votes 2936
  • Rating 4.66
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My mother got cancer when I was 8. She survived and was in remission for a year, but when I was 12 she was diagnosed with cancer again. This time we all knew she would die, when she told us I...

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in Alone Poems by Teens

Just My Mask

Of course I'm fine, why do you ask?
Oh don't mind this, it's just my mask.
It hides the grief, it hides the strife,
I wear this mask, to escape the knife.

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  • Stories 22
  • Emailed 14
  • Votes 692
  • Rating 4.66
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Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful mind with us. Please go look at my poem NO. I think on here it is called NO NO NO but it is just because they made me have 5 characters. My...

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Poem About Almost Losing Everything
  • By Pete Sciarrino
  • Published: March 2014

in Teen Mental Illness Poems

Restless Nights

I'm breaking
I can't be fixed
I'm missing
But I won't be missed...

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  • Rating 4.66
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Beautiful. Stunning. Intelligent. Different. Kind.
Just from reading your poem, I can tell you are all of those things and more. I don't need to see your face or hear your voice or...

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  • By Candy Canan
  • Published: February 2006

in Adoption Poems

Growing Up With Grandma

I don't know when it happened.
I don't know when she came,
But she's the one I always knew,
Grandma was her name.

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  • Emailed 31
  • Votes 651
  • Rating 4.65
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This a was beautifully written piece. It "touched me" as the question asked. It also made me think about what my Grandma has been doing for me. This is encouraging, good work.

Son Died Of Cancer Poem
  • By Juli Round
  • Published: June 2008

in Cancer Poems

Goodnight Our Hero

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To be brave is to cry
But still to fight on,
And that's what you did
Our hero, our son.

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  • Stories 39
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  • Votes 632
  • Rating 4.65
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It's an awesome poem...truly an image of my heart's feelings. I lost my 19 year old daughter on Feb 7th, 2014. She was suffering from brain tumor and was able to fight for only 5 months but...

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  • By Jade E. Mcnullen
  • Published: February 2010

in Cancer Poems by Teens

Daddy, Don't Be Scared

Awaiting the news, we feared the worst and hoped for the best.
Life was about to put my family through an unforgettable test
Mom came in, evidence on her face, that daddy wasn't okay
"daddy has cancer" mom cried "we won't see him for a couple of days"...

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  • Stories 26
  • Emailed 5
  • Votes 853
  • Rating 4.65
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I loved it. It brought tears to my eyes. For my father also has cancer and I felt that same way, still do ... But I love this poem and I can relate to it a lot.. Everything gets better just...

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