Buti Roos

Rookie (03-04-1991 / Klerksdorp)

A Friend Like Naomi


I have found a friend,
A butterfly after my own heart,
I have discovered a friend dear friends,
An Angel covered in mud...
A friend i have discovered may be a she,
She is a she that never complains,
A she that is too free to give you peace,
A she that has colourful, beautiful, wonderful spread-out wings...
A friend i have found,
Not in heaven - it was sitting here - down on the ground,
You may not hear it speaking,
Concealed in deep silence but its heart reasoning,
A friend too open - you can feel what it is feeling...
You can hear its thoughts,
A friend too humble - that admits when in the wrong,
A friend - though a she - yet too strong,
A friend i have found,
A butterfly after my own heart...

You all need a friend like Naomi,
A friend who will call you - like she calls me,
Light in complexion,
Not short - not tall,
Not fat - not slim,
A friend with a heart - a heart too long,
A friend who mistakes you for an icon,
Who holds your hand even in distress...

Such a friend is to be appreciated,
Cherished and celebrated,
Such a friend is to be held on to,
Trusted - respected - well spoken of - say all that is true...
A friend like that of mine,
The one that makes you love life,
A friend that directs you to the light,
Well - this one even makes me rhyme,
She makes me smile,
She has been a friend of mine now for a time...
A friend like Naomi

Dear friends i have found a friend,
A friend you should consider making a friend,
Ones like her are rare,
Hard to find anywhere...
I dont mind sharing her,
But you have to promise to treat her like a friend! ! !

A FRIEND LIKE NAOMI

Submitted: Saturday, April 20, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 30, 2013

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This poem is about a special friend of mine - very very special

Comments about this poem (A Friend Like Naomi by Buti Roos )

  • Rookie Buti Roos (4/20/2013 8:35:00 PM)

    Matthew Thank you very much sir, you too Gajanan...

    i will right on to your poems Gajanan, and your too Matthew - i promise...

    Please check out my other Poem [Like Those Of Old] and comment... thank you in advance (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 29,101 Points Gajanan Mishra (4/20/2013 7:43:00 PM)

    treat like friend. I like it.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment my dear friend. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Matthew Roeser (4/20/2013 7:25:00 PM)

    Lovely.! I really like it.. (Report) Reply

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