True Friend Poem

Pricelessness Of A True Friend

A true friend is a rare gem, and I'm blessed with one - the inspiration for this poem. If you also have that special friend, I hope this helps you celebrate him/her. You may hum the good old "My Mother" tune as you read. Hope you enjoy it.

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My True Friend

© more by Abimbola T. Alabi

Published: December 2017

You always answer when I call
And help me up if I should fall,
But you never complain at all,
My true friend.

You confront me when I am wrong
But will never scold me for long,
Instead, you try to keep me strong,
My true friend.

You know the funny things to say
To make me laugh my fears away.
Like the sun, you brighten my day,
My true friend.

You see in me gifts I deny
And urge me to give things a try.
You spread for me my wings to fly,
My true friend.

You always perceive what I need
And offer it before I plead.
Just like a book, my mind you read,
My true friend.

You value little things I do
But won't brag of what you do too.
How can I ever repay you,
My true friend?

And greatest of all I have found
When times are tough and I'm down,
You are the one who sticks around,
My true friend.



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Has this poem touched you? Share your story!
  • Ben Amspaugh by Ben Amspaugh
  • 5 months ago

I like this poem because if flowed, but I love this poem because it really glowed.

  • Maebre Peal by Maebre Peal
  • 2 years ago

This is exactly what my friend Mia is like to me. I adore her.

  • Ekponoabasi by Ekponoabasi
  • 2 years ago

This is a lovely poem. The poet must have taken great pains to make sure it flowed.

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