Treasure Island

Dee Corpolongo

(09/ 27/64 / New York)

Friends


Friends are:

there through thick and thin
always willing to let you in...
listen when you need to talk
beside you when you must walk..

They are there when the world is cruel
they let you know you are no ones fool...
They are there to make it feel alright
they are there for you both day and night

They are precious and oh so rare
and let you know how much they care
When you find a friend that has your back
they will support you through any attack

Friends are worth their weight in gold
real friends are neither bought or sold
they wish you the best and help to be
the best treasure in life you'll ever see...

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2014
Edited: Friday, January 03, 2014

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Answered a question on: what are friends? Just my opinion...
written with lots of {{{hugs}}} and thoughts to all~

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  • Susan Lacovara (5/4/2014 12:34:00 AM)

    Not our parents, nor our siblings, neighbors, teachers, co-workers, are ours for the choosing...ahhh but friends, they are what we hand pick to enrich our lives. Beautiful gifts we give ourselves, that time should not tarnish, if polished with a loving touch. Exquisite write.....PEACE (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (2/22/2014 9:40:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem Dee. The value of true friendship has no price tag or
    label on it. A friend in need is a friend indeed. One good friend is better than
    a hundred acquaintances. Enjoyed. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (1/5/2014 1:18:00 PM)

    True friends are rare indeed, and when we find one they should be valued more than gold. Very good write Dee. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (1/5/2014 4:38:00 AM)

    oh dee this is one of your best poems...I love this poem...wish you had touched
    more on the aspect of friends and advice....beautiful write (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (1/4/2014 5:47:00 AM)

    Wonderful words Dee expressed from your heart. So true yet true friends that give there all are rare. There are times when friends are there because you have been the one giving when you stop they are no longer there. I will add these to my favourites. Cheers (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (1/3/2014 6:42:00 AM)

    Friends are worth their weight in gold
    real friends are neither bought or sold
    they wish you the best and help to be
    the best treasure in life you'll ever see...


    Can anyone describe friends in a better way? No doubt good friends are one's greatest treasure! But all those who show themselves to be friends, needn't be! There are 'friends' who stab us from the back! Enjoyed this beautifully rhyming poem, Dee! (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (1/3/2014 6:42:00 AM)

    Friends are worth their weight in gold
    real friends are neither bought or sold
    they wish you the best and help to be
    the best treasure in life you'll ever see...


    Can anyone describe friends in a better way? No doubt good friends are one's greatest treasure! But all those who show themselves to be friends, needn't be! There are 'friends' who stab us from the back! Enjoyed this beautifully rhyming poem, Dee! (Report) Reply

  • Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (1/3/2014 12:43:00 AM)

    such a beautiful poem on friendship..I think you have had many child hood friends, who all still friend with you..You are very gifted.. (Report) Reply

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