Treasure Island

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A Poem For A True Friend, My Friend


Time does pass us by so very fast,
Only a moment’s pause, dawn is dusk,
But the moments we had will surely last,
Till the day these bones are dust.

The stars above light the night sky,
Cheering the moon, joyful as can be,
I promise you, our friendship is no lie,
You are my true friend, a part of me.

Though these words can hardly describe,
How strong the bond of you and I,
Never shall I bow down to fate and chance,
That will change my heart for you.

So long as I can breathe the air around me,
I will cherish you, my friend, for eternity…

Submitted: Monday, October 01, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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  • Black Maverick (2/12/2008 11:52:00 AM)

    Thank you for expressing yourself and your bond you share wit this friend fight not to lose it you make it sound worth while (Report) Reply

  • Meggie Gultiano (10/12/2007 4:09:00 PM)

    A nice tribute to a real friend. Please dont ever lose that friendship. Alex..You must treasure it.Nice write..thanks for sharing, Alex
    hugs,
    Meggie (Report) Reply

  • David Harris (10/12/2007 3:28:00 PM)

    Alex, this is a wonderful poem of friendship. When you get friends keep them close. Brilliant write. Top marks and thanks for sharing it my friend.
    David (Report) Reply

  • Grace Tan (10/3/2007 10:55:00 AM)

    A sweet and loving poem! I loved the first stanza especially:

    Time does pass us by so very fast,
    Only a moment’s pause, dawn is dusk,
    But the moments we had will surely last,
    Till the day these bones are dust.

    It tells of the timelessness of time, yet of how fast it passes. Timelessness especially through 'Till the day these bones are dust' Shows a long while, a paraphrase of perhaps, eternity for all it might be. Nice work. (Report) Reply

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