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Author Name: Freecolin skilton 3 Comments
Date Added: July 15, 2008 16:07:41 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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And whom then, shall we say are our true friends,

Those who linger on our every word, when money is there?

Or those who smile brightly, then in our back a dagger ends?

Maybe, those whose words say one thing, but mean another,

Then perhaps when things are down, they slowly float away.

Find another fair weather friend, to entreat with their charm?

No, for the true friend stays always, even until the end of days,

Telling you what you should hear, but bearing you no harm.

Being there no matter what, when all the others have long gone,

A warm word of welcome on a cold day, sometimes even a smile,

Sharing the good times and the bad, being the shoulder to cry on,

Staying by your side, travelling the road of life for an extra mile.

Theirs is the truth, the all knowing smile and love that will never end,

For you know the truth so well, time has told you, this is truly a friend.


Colin Skilton

Author's Notes:
Sometimes in life when things are sad or bad or wasted, we then find out who our real friends
are. Sometimes it's a surprise and someone you did not thonk of as a friend and sometimes
it's someone you have known for a long time.
The other side of the coins is it's at that moment when you need the most help that you
find out who are your fairweather friends.
Good friends are worth there weight in gold. Cherish them for they are the most precious jewel you
will ever own.
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Comment By: FreeCindy Bendel on July 16, 2008 01:27:55 AM Report
You are a man that understands the value of a real friendship. True friends are a rare find indeed. I am blessed to have a few.

Lovely penning of your heart Colin.


~Cindy xo

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on July 15, 2008 11:22:08 PM Report
Friendship love without wings... Wonderful poetry... My friend....
 ~She Whispers

Comment By: FreeCathy on July 15, 2008 04:21:26 PM Report
I stand and applaud you for this most wise poem I couldn't of said it better loved every word of this hope many people read it and learn from it Excellent in my favorites
......hugs Cathy


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