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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. 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.

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    • Stories 49
    • Shares 10507
    • 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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  2. 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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  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. 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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  7. 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
  8. 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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  9. Remember When

    Remembering And Rekindling Love

    in Relationship Poems

    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.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 12296
    • Favorited 127
    • Votes 1491
    • Rating 4.49
    • Poem of the Week
    • Poem of the Day
    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...

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  10. If I Don't Make It Home

    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,

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 2682
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 469
    • Rating 4.49
    • Poem of the Day
    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...

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  11. A Still Moment

    Nature's Soothing Appeal

    in Beauty of Nature Poems

    Take a moment.
    Put the worries behind.
    Take in the beauty around.
    Let it relax your mind.

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    • Stories 6
    • Shares 9090
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 1210
    • Rating 4.40
    • Poem of the Week
    • Poem of the Day
    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...

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  12. Smart Phone - Dumb User

    New Technology And Old People

    in Humorous Poems

    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.

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 14058
    • Favorited 84
    • Votes 1698
    • Rating 4.33
    • Poem of the Week
    • Poem of the Day
    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...

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