Famous Friendship Poems

Most friendships only last for a particular phase of our lives. When that developmental period is over, the friendship may dissolve. For a friendship to last a lifetime there must be something really special between you. There must be a connection that transcends time and space. This kind of a friendship also takes a certain flexibility. People change throughout their lifetimes and they must continue to search for commonalities between themselves if they expect their friendship to endure.

Poems about Friendship by Famous Poets


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  1. Alone

    Alone By Maya Angelou

    Lying, thinking
    Last night
    How to find my soul a home
    Where water is not thirsty

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  3. The Arrow and the Song

    The Arrow and the Song By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    I shot an arrow into the air,
    It fell to earth, I knew not where;
    For, so swiftly it flew, the sight
    Could not follow it in its flight....

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  4. A Poison Tree

    A Poison Tree By William Blake

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I was angry with my friend:
    I told my wrath, my wrath did end.
    I was angry with my foe:
    I told it not, my wrath did grow....

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  6. Friendship After Love

    Friendship After Love by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

    After the fierce midsummer all ablaze
    Has burned itself to ashes, and expires
    In the intensity of its own fires,
    There come the mellow, mild, St. Martin days

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  7. A Time to Talk

    A Time to Talk By Robert Frost

    When a friend calls to me from the road
    And slows his horse to a meaning walk,
    I don't stand still and look around
    On all the hills I haven't hoed,...

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  8. I Knew A Man By Sight

    I knew a man by sight,
    A blameless wight,
    Who, for a year or more,
    Had daily passed my door, ...

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