Treasure Island

Almedia Knight Oliver


A SPECIAL FRIEND


Your friendship likens the sun-
it lights up the world

Your friendship likens a fruit-
it grows sweeter with age

Your friendship likens a precious brooch-
gives cause to hold close to my heart

Friendship can’t be packaged and delivered-
it is the “great work” of God-not man made.

Dedicated to long time friends: Odette Whitaker and her husband Johnny Whitaker
I’m so blessed to have you as my friends.


Almedia S Knight

Submitted: Sunday, January 25, 2009
Edited: Sunday, July 25, 2010

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  • Philosophy of a DewyFlower (8/20/2010 11:49:00 AM)

    This Complicated World is Ironic - is full of Absurdity
    Life is Simple but it is so difficult by its Passive Simplicity
    Life Difficulties are attached more and more to Complexity
    In spite of all, A SPECIAL FRIEND makes your Life Tranquility.
    ThanksForSharing/ (Report) Reply

  • Lynn Glover (8/8/2010 5:03:00 PM)

    A precious and never ending tribute to your friends, and I' am sure they are proud to call you friend. Great write. Lynn (Report) Reply

  • Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (4/5/2010 1:34:00 PM)

    ‘…Your friendship likens a precious brooch-/gives cause to hold close to my heart…’

    Ingenious… love muchhh these lines …’lingering brooch’…enjoyed…
    Thanks for such a nice poem…
    10+ +
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK (Report) Reply

  • Yacov Mitchenko (11/21/2009 6:24:00 AM)

    Tender, with a childlike simplicity. I think you would make an excellent friend, Almedia. You strike me as a good soul. Your verses are honest and unpretentious. (Report) Reply

  • Meggie Gultiano (10/26/2009 6:15:00 PM)

    Friendship can’t be packaged and delivered-
    it is the “great work” of God-not man made.
    ..................................................
    Lovely thoughts, lovely words.I hope you will count me in as one of your friends.
    God bless you

    Hugs,
    Meggie (Report) Reply

  • Hazem Al Jaber (9/12/2009 12:18:00 AM)

    great i love that, very gentle poem with a very good rhyme..
    10 deserved it..thank you dear poet..
    hazem al.. (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (7/19/2009 9:38:00 PM)

    I’m so blessed to have you as my friend.
    true words and feelings excpressed in poem with earnestness... lovley poem o be read by all...10 (Report) Reply

  • Lady Grace (6/14/2009 6:13:00 PM)

    it can't be packed..wow...a very beautiful expressions of friendship..well penned..grace (Report) Reply

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