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Friendship Poems

Displaying 4,916 poems from the Friendship genre.

Marital Bliss
— Nobody Nose
I think of you The following way (and forgive my doing so if you can, but I can't help it I must say): You and I, in bed Having brunch After pulling an ...
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The Mermaid
— Anne Bannerman
When, at last, they retired to rest, Ajut went down to the beach, where finding a fishing-boat, she entered it without hesitation, and, telling those, w...
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A Bottle And Friend
— Robert Burns
There's nane that's blest of human kind, But the cheerful and the gay, man, Fal, la, la, &c. Here's a bottle and an honest friend! What wad ye wish...
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Waste Of Time (but not of feelings)
— Nobody Nose
1 January 17th 2 On a freezing day 3 2017 4 I ran into you 5 Almost by chance 6 Not knowing that 7 Since the time elapsed 8 I'd've liked to know more of...
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A Home Song
— Henry Van Dyke
I read within a poet's book A word that starred the page: "Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage!" Yes, that is true; and something...
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Ave Atque Vale
— Padraic Colum
THOROUGH waters, thorough nations I have come To lay last offerings at your low abode, Brother, and to appeal To ashes that were you. Since that which ...
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Birth And Death
— Algernon Charles Swinburne
Birth and death, twin-sister and twin-brother, Night and day, on all things that draw breath, Reign, while time keeps friends with one another Birth a...
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On the Burning of Lord Mansfield's Library
— William Cowper
On the Burning of Lord Mansfield's Library, Together with his MSS. by the Mob, in the Month of June 1780. So then - the Vandals of our isle, Sworn foe...
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Church Music
— George Herbert
Sweetest of sweets, I thank you: when displeasure Did through my body wound my mind, You took me thence, and in your house of pleasure A dainty lodging ...
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Aloneliness
— Kurt Philip Behm
Aloneliness, thickening fog haze to look out of safe in your bog Aloneliness, creating the space for Laura to fill her words to efface Alonel...
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The Thinker
— William Carlos Williams
My wife's new pink slippers have gay pompons. There is not a spot or a stain on their satin toes or their sides. All night they lie together under ...
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No Longer Store Bought
— Kurt Philip Behm
Professional Poet, I cringe at the term A lonely consensus, so much to learn Days writing couplets, nights dreamed in verse Feelings when gifte...
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First Day of Love
— Jesus Penaranda
First Day of Love.. I was there on the first day. Honesty was a lonely way. I viewed everyone as so untrue. Before anything had a meaning. On that day ...
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Somewhere...in this irreversible time...
— Nobody Nose
Some Qualifier Notes For Brigid (Brigid on my mind…) I am, at this point At a loss of words I have been muted But my love for her Continues strong God t...
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Introduction to an Album
— John Henry Newman
I am a harp of many chords, and each Strung by a separate hand;—most musical My notes, discoursing with the mental sense, Not the outward ear. Try th...
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Fragment: To A Friend Released From Prison
— Percy Bysshe Shelley
For me, my friend, if not that tears did tremble In my faint eyes, and that my heart beat fast With feelings which make rapture pain resemble, Yet, from...
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To E. C. S.
— John Greenleaf Whittier
Poet and friend of poets, if thy glass Detects no flower in winter's tuft of grass, Let this slight token of the debt I owe Outlive for thee December's ...
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Hope
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Is not the lark companion of the spring? And should not Hope — that sky-lark of the heart-- Bear, with her sunny song, youth company ? Still is its sw...
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Ode To Joy
— Friedrich Schiller
Joy, thou beauteous godly lightning, Daughter of Elysium, Fire drunken we are ent’ring Heavenly, thy holy home! Thy enchantments bind together, What did...
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To my future wife
— Kevin Ryan Murray
Now I see My future at last. Up the life ladder we go, Together it's a blast. You showed me The true meaning of love, My guardian angel, Sent from abo...
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Indeed, Indeed I Cannot Tell
— Henry David Thoreau
Indeed indeed, I cannot tell, Though I ponder on it well, Which were easier to state, All my love or all my hate. Surely, surely, thou wilt trust me...
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The Old Times Were the Best
— James Whitcomb Riley
Friends, my heart is half aweary Of its happiness to-night: Though your songs are gay and cheery, And your spirits feather-light, There's a ghostly musi...
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Fallen
— Ambrose Bierce
O, hadst thou died when thou wert great, When at thy feet a nation knelt To sob the gratitude it felt And thank the Saviour of the State, Gods might hav...
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Here's a Bottle
— Robert Burns
There's nane that's blest of human kind But the cheerful and the gay, man. Here's a bottle and an honest friend! What wad ye wish for mair, man? Wha ke...
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Glee—The great storm is over
— Emily Dickinson
Glee—The great storm is over— Four—have recovered the Land— Forty—gone down together— Into the boiling Sand— Ring—for the Scant Salvation— Toll—for the...
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