Short Friendship Poems

Short Friendship Poems

Short Poems about Friends

Being friends is about sharing our lives with others. There are some aspects of our lives that require that we spend a lot of time together or a lot of writing to help convey our feelings. Other times sharing only a few words are more than adequate. It is not always the long conversation that conveys the deepest feelings. Sometimes, longer modes of expression may seem redundant and lacking in profundity. Putting just the right combination of words on paper in a succinct style may just hit the spot.

17 Short Friendship Poems - Best Short Poems For Friends

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  1. 1. To One Who Pledged Her Friendship

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    • By Freeman E. Miller

    Within this false world we may count ourselves blest,
    If we have but one friend who is faithful and true;
    And so in your friendship contented I'll rest,
    And believe I have found that one blessing in you.

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  3. 2. Ode To Friendships


    • By Kayla Rae Pich
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2015 with permission of the Author.

    Friends...
    They're the few people who accept silence over conversation.
    A relationship like this denies silly promises and persuasion.
    You don't feel the need to second guess thoughts or measure words.

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    I have some friends that I haven't seen in years and this poem makes me feel so good about how many friends I have. I love this poem and now it means a lot to me.

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  5. 3. True Friend


    • By Ashley Campbell
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 2012 with permission of the Author.

    A friend is like a star that twinkles and glows
    Or maybe like the ocean that gently flows.
    A friend is like gold that you should treasure
    And take care of forever and ever.

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    • Rating 4.28
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    I love this so much it made my whole family smile.

  6. 4. A Smile

    • By Malak Meleka
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2016 with permission of the Author.

    When someone's having a bad day,
    A smile could go a long way,
    So make sure to put one on
    And keep it until the day is gone.

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    • Rating 4.46
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    I love this poem because this poem describes a smile. A smile is the only thing that can change the mood of a person. A person can avoid and forget his pain. His life is changed because of a...

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  7. 5. Loneliness (Haiku)

    • By Paul Holmes
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 10, 2023 with permission of the Author.

    Aching heart and mind
    Needs touch of a caring soul
    Yearning company.

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    • Rating 4.43
  8. 6. No Other Friend

    • By Shyanne Weyandt
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2008 with permission of the Author.

    No other friend is quite like you.
    No other friend could do exactly what you do.
    No other friend could listen to my dreams,
    No matter how weird it all seems.

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    • Rating 4.34
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    My friend and I met in our school band. We had a lot of problems, but it didn’t break our relationship. But this semester, I’m going to another country to student, and she prepared for high...

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  9. 7. True Friends

    • By Emily
    • Published by Family Friend Poems June 2011 with permission of the Author.

    Best friends stick together till the end.
    They are like a straight line that will not bend.

    They trust each other forever,

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    Dear best friends, you are the stars in my night sky. I can't thank you enough for being so encouraging and inspiring. I can't thank you enough for bringing sunshine to my life. You add a...

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  10. 8. Care And Happiness

    • By Shishir
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2015 with permission of the Author.

    You came as a ray of light,
    Made my life cheerful and bright,
    Showering your affection over me
    So that my face was full of glee.

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    • Rating 4.33
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    Featured Shared Story

    I am a 6th grader, and I would like to share my story when I realized that till 5th grade my friends were all fake friends. When I came to 6th I was sure that I would not have any friends....

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  11. 9. Friendships

    • By Travis D. Phillips
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2007 with permission of the Author.

    Friends will come,
    and friends will go.

    The seasons change,

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    I like that this is about friendship because that was very touching. Friends are coming and going. Different friends are meeting. I think friends and nature are my topics.

  12. 10. True Friends

    • By John P. Read
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2021 with permission of the Author.

    Whenever life gets you down,
    Remember I'll always be around;
    All you have to do is call.

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    "A friend in need is a friend indeed." This short poem reflects this idea. One can feel happy if he/she has at least one true friend.

  13. 11. The Ones Who Feel Like Home

    • By Vic Lejon
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2020 with permission of the Author.

    the ones who encourage you
    during uncertain times
    who stand with you
    when no one else will

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    • Rating 4.50
  14. 12. We All Need A Safe Space

    • By Liz Newman
    • Published by Family Friend Poems December 2021 with permission of the Author.

    We all need
    a safe space
    to rest our tired feet
    and set down

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    • Rating 4.45
  15. 13. Time Shared

    • By Don Nielsen
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2022 with permission of the Author.

    Close my eyes, I do give thought;
    The lessons learned that I've been taught.

    Share in kindness, lend an ear;

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  16. 14. Smile

    • By Jessica R. Dillinger
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2011 with permission of the Author.

    If you're feeling down; turn your frown upside down.
    Put a smile on your face; take the world in your embrace.
    Ask for a little help from the man up above.
    And remember you have your best friend's love.

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    Featured Shared Story

    I had a best friend he was a good friend for awhile until he got a girlfriend and then never talked to me again until she broke up with him.

  17. 15. I Am With You

    • By Allyce~louise
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 2011 with permission of the Author.

    When you close your eyes, I am with you.
    When you sleep, I shall protect you.
    When you are angry, I will be there to calm you.
    When you are ill, I am there to care for you.

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    • Votes 219
    • Rating 4.15
  18. 16. A Best Friend

    • By Markie B. Hylinski
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2007 with permission of the Author.

    A best friend is the one
    who you can
    talk to when no one is around
    A best friend is the one

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    • Votes 466
    • Rating 4.14
    Featured Shared Story

    A true friend listens and cares when you cry. True friends share laughter and enjoy the ride of life. A true friend doesn't use angry words that tear one down. No. True friends together raise...

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  19. 17. Together

    • By Zoe
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2008 with permission of the Author.

    You're a friend, my companion.
    When you come for tea,
    You listen to my problems
    And sort them out for me

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    • Rating 4.06
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    Zoe! You are amazing! I'm only 11 myself, but my brother is your age and all he wants to ever do is play video games! So you're definitely using your life for the better! I'm sure you'd be an...

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