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A Poem for my BEST Friend, Gene...
by Ed Matlack

Sunday, November 20, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Thats Gene on the left & me on the right...(an older, rather beat up photo but it shows us together)

Born was he in the early fifties,

Raised was he in the sixties,

Still now does he live in the fifties,

Music from that era he finds nifty…


A better friend one will never find,

Even with all my problems he does never mind,

To talk to me at all hours of the day & night,

For me he has been there with all of his might…


When I couldn’t drive, he drove me,

I am sure at that time I drove him crazy,

He has never in life been lazy,

Working two or more jobs making a good fee,

This is guy is the best, as I know you all can see…

© ed ~ 11/20/11


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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 11/28/2011
A friend in need, is a friend indeed.

I didn't write that but it is apropos for this poem.

Thanks for your thoughts.

Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 11/23/2011
That's what friends are for and it obvious that you are his friend too so you musta done something right;-) p
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 11/21/2011
Nice tribute to your best friend, Ed!

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 11/21/2011
A better friend one will never find

A true friend is truly a treasure.

PS: Where the heck is your arm in that picture??!!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 11/21/2011
Wonderful to have friends for the long haul, isn't it, Ed? Great write and tribute to Gene!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Texas, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 11/20/2011
A good friend "in" life
is worthy "of" life,
befitting of your poem!!

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Paul Berube 11/20/2011
Nicely put to words, Ed.
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 11/20/2011
Wonderful depth of feeling in this poem, so authentic and sweet!
Reviewed by Dayvid Graybill 11/20/2011
Nice tribute to friendship Ed.

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 11/20/2011
Good friends. "Good" friends are a wonderful thing to have and to hold onto, Ed, but I know you are aware of that.

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