Loss of a Friend Poem

The Sadness Of Losing A Lifelong Friend

One of the tragedies of getting old is losing lifelong friends - they really are irreplaceable.

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I Will Miss You

Ann D. Stevenson © more by Ann D. Stevenson

Published by Family Friend Poems October 25, 2022

A fun and loyal friend to me,
a friendship made to last,
family ties from long ago,
shared memories of the past.

We talked of many things
we wouldn't tell another soul,
shared in our joint pleasures,
gardens, dogs, a gentle stroll.

You really were a good hostess,
lovely food, such happy times,
you never, ever seemed to age,
great fun when asked to dine.

Your soft and gentle voice
easily turned to laughter,
your kind and caring voice
comforting when asked for.

I will miss you day by day,
I still want to ask you round,
life will never be the same
now that you have gone.



Ann D. Stevenson only began writing after she retired, when she joined a Writing for Well-Being course. It was during a difficult time, as her husband had recently been diagnosed with cancer. She discovered that she really enjoyed writing, especially poetry. It was a real boost to her morale when Family Friend Poems began publishing her poems....

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