Treasure Island

Fay Slimm

(Ageless. / in Cornwall U.K.)

Friendship's Hand.


Close are the bonds of friendship's love.

Tighter than guy-ropes made of steel
Are the ties of affection, proving
At length, the power of feelings.
Born of real ease with another,
They create needs stronger than pain.

Friendship defies hurt, discovers,
After a little while, that chains
Made in life's fire can never break.

Time will gather the trailing threads
Once again, and for friendships's sake,
Will make tighter still love's rope, led
By acceptance that friends stay true,
I offer this outstretched hand to you.

Submitted: Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, November 11, 2009

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  • Meggie Gultiano (11/7/2009 3:59:00 AM)

    Friendship defies hurt, discovers
    , ............
    this is true, Fay..
    And I offer this wide wide stretch hands of mine in the name of friendship.
    a loving piece.. (Report) Reply

  • Mark Nwagwu (11/4/2009 8:39:00 AM)

    Friendship defies hurt, discovers,
    After a little while, that chains
    Made in life's fire can never break.

    This is 100% what true friendship is all about, that you write this way, Fay, is testimony of what you value and of who you are - exquisite.
    mark (Report) Reply

  • John Shea (10/31/2009 9:47:00 PM)

    Friendship defiies hurt and finds you a really great poet with an ageless 10. (Report) Reply

  • Bob Gibson (10/29/2009 2:50:00 PM)

    Bonded in flames of molten steel
    cast in a crucible to anneal
    forged, shaped, presented forth
    the heart of a friend, from the north (Report) Reply

  • Daniel Kempson (10/27/2009 7:14:00 AM)

    I am sure the recipitent of this hand of friendship will be truly grateful another fine write 10 Daniel (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Martyres (10/27/2009 4:39:00 AM)

    Friendship defies hurt, discovers,
    After a little while, that chains
    Made in life's fire can never break.

    A lovely poem on friendship Fay...and who better thatn yourself to write it...10 (Report) Reply

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