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A True Friend
by Jack R Roberts

Monday, May 23, 2005
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A True Friend


What is a friend of true st kind?
The kind that stands the test of time
Just what exactly does it mean,
To say you are a friend of mine?

To be a true friend canít be learned
Itís not a skill, itís not an art
Itís something that was always there
True friendship comes from in the heart

Sometimes friends can be held near
Sometimes theyíre half a world apart
Some friendships take some time to grow
Others take off from the start

Theyíll have the simple needed words
That turn a frown into a smile
Regardless of how near or far
A true friends words can span the miles

If we should call each other friends
Then always Iíll be here for you
To dry the tear drops from your face
For when you hurt then I hurt too

Or we can laugh for hours
As our happiness we share
Come rain or shine dear friend of mine
You know that Iíll be there

© Jack Roberts Ė May 23, 2005

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/29/2005
Yes. Friendship is a treasure and you say it so well in this creation, Jack. Thank you. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 5/28/2005
This is perfection in poetic form, Jack. What wonderful words you have penned. There is nothing in life like a true friend to help us with a hand up when we stumble and offer us a shoulder when we need strength. Wonderful rhyme!
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 5/24/2005
Beautiful Heart touching poem of True Friendship I truly Love this one. You captured friendship perfectly. Bravo!
Thanks so Much Jack xoox
Take care of yerself and Keep Smilin'(c :)
Tracey
Reviewed by A PAX 5/24/2005
beautiful and true :)
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 5/23/2005
Beautiful and so true Jack, this was wonderful to read this evening,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Cathrine Hottran 5/23/2005
lovely write!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/23/2005
The closest and truest friends I know or feel close to are my friends here at AD. Never touched or met eye to eye...but some are very dear to me...and I know they will remain friends for life. Even though the feelings might not be mutual...I am speaking from my heart to theirs!!

Lovely heartfelt read dear friend!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Jill Eisnaugle 5/23/2005
This is a gorgeous and inspiring testament to friendship, Jack. It is absolutely beautiful and speaks volumes to the close bonds that we form with those persons who become our friends.
Thanks,
Jill
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 5/23/2005
beautiful write, jack; well done! thank you for sharing!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your tx. friend, karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 5/23/2005
wonderful write on friendship :-)
Reviewed by Sue Hess 5/23/2005
great rhyme and rhythm and true words to boot
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 5/23/2005
I agree with you here Jack....such a realistic write...great friendship poem...clap clap clap.....BHUWAN!!!!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/23/2005
Jack, you surely know what good friend means!
This poem is a splendid prescription for it!;-)


Love,
Eileen
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