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A friendship everlasting…
by Ed Matlack
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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For Friendship Week...


We met at about eight,

His dad a teacher & store owner,

His mom just a mom, but the greatest,

His sisters were all older but helped keep us straight…

 

His name then was Chuck or Charlie or to family, Beaver,

He and I did pal around with his cousins Terry & Mike Joe,

Army men we played, we used our imaginations,

We had TV, but rarely played inside,

On the beach we could be found, even in the dead of winter,

Our bikes were our transport, everywhere in Sea Isle did we ride…

 

Time moved on as it has a tendency to do,

We had much fun & stuck with each other like glue,

He grew smart & used his intelligence,

I never grew till much older I did get,

He is to this day still my friend,

And he will be till our eventual end,

His name still Chuck, but us family call him Lien,

For me to know him all these years is a situational win-win…

© ed ~ 6/12/12

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Paul Berube
Great to have good friends, Ed.
Reviewed by Tom Hyland
ED ... A TRUE FRIEND IS LIKE A 'DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH' ...

TIME 'POLISHES' HIS/HER 'FACETS' ... SPECIALLY WHEN THINGS GET TOUGH!

WHEN THE 'END' COMES SOMEDAY ... AND IT WILL ...

TREASURE ALL THOSE 'MOMENTS' THAT GAVE YOU GOOD 'FILL'!

A BLESSING ON YOUR HEAD ... MOZOLTOV! ...
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
enjoyed the read
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley
There is nothing more lovely than true friendship, even if not seen or heard from for a time, it is brought back to you tenfold when seen again. How wonderful Ed thank you for sharing something so precious with us.

"For me to know him all these years is a situational win-win..." :)

Love and Light
Lily
Reviewed by Lois Christensen
Friendship means lots to me also, i have a few really good ones i can count on. Didn't know it was friendship week, thanks.
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
You are a lucky man to have such friends. cuz p
Reviewed by Sherry Heim
Very warm words directly from your heart, Ed.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
How awesome that you have a lifelong friend like that, Ed! Nice tribute to him....

Anna
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse
Good Friends ROCK!!!
Hey I like your bio hawaian gear!!
Easy Breezy & Colorful
Here's to you & your good friend!!
Bahama Mama
Vickie
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
He is to this day still my friend,
And he will be till our eventual end

Sounds like what wise old Mr. Spock said to Captain James T. Kirk. True friends truly are a universal treasure.
Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci
There is nothing like an old friend who understands who you are today!

Love ya!

Jane
Reviewed by Kate Burnside
It's nice to have someone who goes back this far, Ed... and who you know will go on with you forever. A fine tribute for a fine friend and beautiful friendship. Chin-chin for the win-win! :))
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
True friendship is a treasure (see my quote on Facebook today) and this is a fine tribute to your friend, Ed. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
Good friends are hard to find, but when we do, some last a lifetime.

Ron
Reviewed by Richard King
A lifelong best friend is a treasure you should never give up. You just can't replace him.... ever! Oh, you can make new friends, but they will never be that lifelong buddy,,,, it's just never the same. No way it ever could be. Count it as a blessing and make sure he knows just how you feel. Dick
Reviewed by Laura Fall
Aw so meaningful indeed and reading this I thought of that song ,You Got a Friend in me, Great write Laura
Reviewed by jude forese
a friendship that goes a long way ...
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
A true friend is a blessing, Ed.
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