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Two of a Kind, Friend or Foe
Douglas H. Mc Clintock 1934 (Sarnia, Ontario)
God says we should love our enemies,
But I say that is against the grain.
It is so easy to love our family
Because blood is thicker than water !
It is easy to love our friends
Because we have so much in common.
Our words are sincere and never to offend
We do things in earnest in kindly terms.
A funny man once said, you just don't look right to me,
Looks are skin deep, it's what's inside that counts.
But a smile has proven to bring some glee,
It makes you feel like a Mona Lisa !
A friend sees your mistakes and still likes you,
An enemy remembers your mistakes with relish.
To forgive is Divine, who can do it ?
To forget, who can erase it ?
A friend loves at all times,
No greater love than this, to lay down his life for it.
Hate is not a family value,
Are you your brother's keeper ?
If loves makes the world go around
Lets go for a ride of a lifetime,
The ride is free at no expense,
The ticket is, better to give than to receive !
So what is the moral of this refrain ?
Talk is cheat, anyone can do it,
But a life of action,
With blood, sweat and tears is your true friend !
About this poem
A free verse poem about friends and enemies
Written on January 12, 2022
Submitted by Dougla$Irishman on January 12, 2022
Modified on April 06, 2023
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|Scheme||XABC XDEX BXBX FXGG XGFC XXXX AGDE|
|Closest metre||Iambic pentameter|
|Stanza Lengths||4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4|
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