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Published: February 3, 2022

Favorite Poems From Top Poets On Family Friend Poems

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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  1. Accepting One Another

    Accepting Differences

    in Compassion Poems

    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.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 119
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 37
    • Rating 4.68
    • Poem of the Day
  2. Renewed By The Morning Light

    Start Each Day Anew

    in Inspirational Poems

    I sit upon my front porch stoop
    Beneath the morning sun.
    Grateful for the moment spent
    Away from everyone.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 386
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 61
    • Rating 4.66
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    I do so enjoy your poems - keep writing. Best wishes, Ann

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  4. Heartache

    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,

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    • Stories 7
    • Shares 350
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 110
    • Rating 4.71
    • Poem of the Day
    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...

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  5. Till My Last Breath

    A Promise For My Life Partner

    in Love Forever Poems

    I cannot promise                       
    you that there will be no sad moments in your life,

    But I promise                    

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1517
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 135
    • Rating 4.63
    • Poem of the Day
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  7. The Old Christmas Card

    in Christmas Poems

    I found a little Christmas card.
    ‘Twas in a box of stuff.
    I opened it and read it.
    Its verse was written thus.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 213
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 89
    • Rating 4.44
    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....

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  8. Sea Of Change

    Changing From One Mood To Another

    in Change Poems

    The clouds never break
    Like blue waters do
    On this Island of Pain.
    How can I stand true?

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 269
    • Favorited 57
    • Votes 61
    • Rating 4.66
    • Poem of the Day
  9. Coronavirus - Have You Seen

    Poem Thanking Doctors And Nurses

    in Current Events Poems

    Have you seen the doctors who hardly get to sleep?
    From sad weary eyes, silent tears they weep.
    They're battling to save hundreds of lives,
    Yet see so many dying right before their eyes.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 517
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 115
    • Rating 4.60
    • Poem of the Day
  10. Letter To My Daughter

    Touching Poem To A Daughter Going Out On Her Own

    in Daughter Poems

    When I first held you in my arms,
    You were so perfect and so small.
    You are a full-grown woman now;
    And I am proud, oh how!

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 495
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 58
    • Rating 4.29
    • Poem of the Day
  11. Do You Dare?

    Making The World A Better Place

    in Earth Poems

    A world of peace, a world of hope.
    Not full of violence, crime and dope.

    I want all that's bad to be stopped in its tracks.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 616
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 110
    • Rating 4.38
    • Poem of the Day
  12. The Workout

    Funny Poem About The Challenges Of Losing Weight

    in Funny Life Poems

    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.

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1518
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 254
    • Rating 4.36
    • Poem of the Day
    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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