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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. 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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  2. If You See My Mom In Heaven

    Poem About Mom In Heaven

    in Spiritual Poems about Death

    If you see my mom in heaven,
    She won't be hard to find.
    She's God's masterpiece of
    Motherhood.

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    • Stories 5
    • Shares 5164
    • Favorited 73
    • Votes 677
    • Rating 4.68
    • Poem of the Day
    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...

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  4. 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
  5. 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
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  7. 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

  8. 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                    

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1517
    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 135
    • Rating 4.63
    • 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.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 517
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 115
    • Rating 4.60
    • Poem of the Day
  10. My Mother, My Angel

    in Mother Death Poems

    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.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 65
    • Shares 13121
    • Favorited 145
    • Votes 3710
    • Rating 4.59
    • Poem of the Day
    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...

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  11. My Soulmate

    Heartache Of Losing A Loved One

    in Wife Death Poems

    I still say I Love You,
    But now there's no reply.
    I always feel your presence
    As if you never left my side.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 49
    • Shares 10509
    • Favorited 109
    • Votes 1524
    • Rating 4.58
    • Poem of the Week
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Chris,
    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...

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  12. The Strongest Girl I Ever Knew

    Inspirational Poem About Disabled Sister

    in Inspirational Poems

    She never got to dance
    Or go to her own prom.
    She never got the chance
    To forget where she came from.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 39
    • Shares 15178
    • Favorited 188
    • Votes 6401
    • Rating 4.55
    • Poem of the Week
    • Poem of the Day
    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...

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