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A Treasure So Rich & So Rare
by Rose M Rideout
Thursday, November 08, 2007
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Sometimes pure treasures come our way in life and we accept them and hold them dear to us. We protect them as they are precious, rich and rare and unreplaceable. This is the case of my wonderful found friendship that I do treasure.

A Treasure So Rich & So Rare

Not a moment too soon did I hear your sigh,
As you held  me close to you in comfort I cry.
What has come over me, even I donít know,
I guess itís not often, my true feelings show.

I think of your eyes as they look into mine,
I think of our friendship, just one of a kind.
So true are the feelings that we do so share,
No true r a treasure so rich and so rare.

Just like a gold mine, I was lucky to find,
 A  precious gem that was lost in time.
It sparkles, it glows, itís oh so divine,
 Itís already taken, thereís just one of its kind.

Just a simple smile is all left to share,
Understanding of one whoíll always be there.
 A friendship so rich and as pure as gold,
 A  friendship  Iíll have forever Iím told.

Iíll still shed an occasional tear,
And look for your arms to always be there.
 Iíll look for that special smile you share,
That treasure I found so rich and so rare.


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Reviewed by Philip Birmingham 11/11/2007
Thought you might enjoy seeing one of my late wife's favorite poems, and mine too:

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away.

Dinah Craik
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 11/9/2007
True friendship is a true treasure, indeed.
Reviewed by chris stienstra 11/8/2007
Friendship is a rare treasure to be kept in the vault of your heart(s)
True friends are like the brightest star in the night, always there amongst the stars that do not hold its light.
My very best
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 11/8/2007
beautiful tribute to ones so dear to each other
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 11/8/2007
Rose, a true friendship is wonderful and for it to be your love, it makes it ever better. A nice fullfilling poem...and I loved the picture.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 11/8/2007
True friendship is rare and I'm glad you found it Rose. Who wouldn't like you;-)

Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 11/8/2007
Very beautiful sweet Rose,just like you sweet lady..please stay safe and well OK..Hugssssssssss
Chnati Lace xoxo
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 11/8/2007
A true friend is richness of the heart, I value mine.
warm write,, Christine
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 11/8/2007
Rose, friendships I have few, and treasure the ones I do. Your tribute to your friend fills my heart with joy. Having that friendship will warm your life, always.

God bless you. Kathy
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 11/8/2007
A treasure indeed Rose.

Reviewed by William Bonilla 11/8/2007
A beautiful Write Rose
Thanks for sharing this lovely gem
Peace & Love be with you


Reviewed by Felix Perry 11/8/2007
Very tender and loving write sweet Cuz and I have to echo Raelynn's comments Friendship is a wonderful gift, whether long lost or new found, they are all treasures and worthy of our smiles and our tears.
Reviewed by RaeLynn Teller 11/8/2007
Dear Rose--This is so special. A wonderful morning smile to go with my coffee. Already I have read it over and over. Friendship is a gift that will extend into the future.
Thanks for sharing.
Big smile--RaeLynn
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 11/8/2007

A beautiful treasure, your words. Well done.

And I loves the bears. (((HUGS)))

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 11/8/2007
"A friendship so rich and as pure as gold, A friendship Iíll have forever Iím told." An absolutely beautiful write Rose. This one hit home with me today. :-( Some days are like that. God bless you my friend. Paul
Reviewed by Staci Gansky-Wagner 11/8/2007
awww a special write and lovely photo of bears.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 11/8/2007
Beautiful write, Rose; very well penned! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Selena Dobbin-Gillis 11/8/2007
Well sis you certainly have outdone yourself with this one. I love it.

Love you sis,
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