Ray Mather

Rookie (30th October 1950 / Loughborough, Leicestershire, England)

Recipe For Friendship - Poem by Ray Mather

Take a large amount of trust
Blend in a good measure of honesty
Crack a joke or two to taste
Sift out the truth from a mixed bag of gossip and rumour
Mix well, but do not stir
Sweeten with compliments
Thoroughly warm with goodwill
But do not boil
If it does start to simmer
Allow to cool
Give out generous portions
Serve with smiles




© Ray Mather 1998


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011



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