I still say I Love You,
But now there's no reply.
I always feel your presence
As if you never left my side.
Featured Published Poets
Published: February 3, 2022
20 Favorite Poems From Top Poets On Family Friend Poems
Family Friend Poems would not exist without our wonderful poets. We’ve had the honor of publishing poems from thousands of poets, and we are thankful for each of them for sharing their hearts with our poetry community. We are incredibly grateful for the poets who have been faithful contributors over the years. They consistently submit high-quality poems that we publish, and they engage with our community by leaving comments on other poets’ work.
We are excited to say “thank you” by showcasing favorite poems by our top poets. These poems have been hand-selected by the poets themselves. We had the opportunity to interview each poet to learn more about why a particular poem means so much to them. We also found out where they get their writing inspiration, why they love poetry, and their favorite experience from being published on Family Friend Poems. The interviews can be found on each poem page in this collection.
Thanks again to everyone who makes Family Friend Poems a community that shares the highs and lows of life. Let’s take a moment to celebrate some of the poets who vulnerably share their hearts with the world.
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Heartache Of Losing A Loved One
I still say I Love You,Featured Shared Story
It's 21 years since I lost my lovely wife, after 35 years of marriage. It's the anniversary tomorrow. I was so in love with her. When we went to the supermarket. I would leave her to...
Inspirational Poem About Disabled Sister
She never got to dance
Or go to her own prom.
She never got the chance
To forget where she came from.Featured Shared Story
The poem was very touching. I enjoyed reading it, and it reminds me of someone I know and is part of my life. She is none other than my sister. She was always on her feet doing things just...
Wishing To Be There When A Loved One Is Dying
in Grief Poems
I wasn't there to say goodbye,
to reminisce of times gone by.
I wasn't there to make you smile,Featured Shared Story
Six years ago, my mother was in the hospital. She had congestive heart failure. After my dad would get back from the hospital, I would always ask him if she was getting better. One day, he...
Once upon a time an angel held my hand.
She wiped away my tears and helped me understand
Our time on Earth is brief; there are lessons to be learned.
Each precious day God gives us, another page is turned.Featured Shared Story
It will get better, I promise you, and there will come a day when you remember moments from your childhood with smiles and joy. I thank God every day for my mother even though she has crossed...
A Soldier Not Making It Home
in War Poems
If I don't make it home, please remember it wasn't because I didn't try.
The last thing I wanted was to make you cry.
I wanted more than anything to make it back to you,Featured Shared Story
This was a beautiful poem about the plight of all the men and women who sacrifice their lives daily for our freedom. The families and friends they leave behind for the love and cost for...
Remembering And Rekindling Love
Remember when we first did meet,
our hearts rejoiced and skipped a beat.
Remember our first kiss goodnight,
the hug we shared that summer's night.Featured Shared Story
I believe this poem had been written for my spouse and me to let us know that what we share is much greater than the trials we had faced and will ever face. It reminds us of the times we had...
Nature's Soothing Appeal
Take a moment.
Put the worries behind.
Take in the beauty around.
Let it relax your mind.Featured Shared Story
This makes me feel the opposite of what I feel when I need to finish my hours of homework. This poem is a work of art that makes you feel so centered and calm. If this poem was my stuffed...
New Technology And Old People
My new phone is "smart." I guess that I'm not.
Amazing what all this here smart phone has got.
TV and Weather and Internet, too.
There's just no limits to what it can do.Featured Shared Story
Just a note of appreciation to Mr. Cotton. My 10-year-old son selected this poem for his poetry recital (google search: funny poems over 1 minute) and won first place out of over 200...
Poem About Mom In Heaven
If you see my mom in heaven,
She won't be hard to find.
She's God's masterpiece of
Motherhood.Featured Shared Story
My Mom passed away about 2 weeks ago. This poem really struck home. When I go through her pictures, I get teary eyed. I love my mom. She is the core of my family. Now being in heaven, I know...
We are not the same,
Not in creed, in colour or name.
Yet together we inhabit this earth,
We should value each other's worth.Featured Shared Story
For sure, we're not the same but in essence we are. I always read, re-read the second half of this poem. MV Botten captures my all in thought and fears of the things we share.
I found a little Christmas card.
‘Twas in a box of stuff.
I opened it and read it.
Its verse was written thus.Featured Shared Story
Excellent. I lost my father 4 years ago, and ever since, I have been saving Christmas Cards given to me by my mother. At age 85, there is no guarantee she will be here this or next Christmas....
Funny Poem About The Challenges Of Losing Weight
I need to lose weight, just a pound or twenty.
If I could lose fifty, well that would be plenty.
I could join a gym, but I don't have the gumption.
My legging clad legs aren't for public consumption.Featured Shared Story
This was positively delightful! I'm quite sure this sums up just about anyone who has ever tried to exercise, only to be utterly fed up with it in no time. This definitely got me laughing,...
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