Dejan Stojanovic

Rookie - 18 Points (March 11,1959 / Pec, Kosovo (the former Yugoslavia))

A New Friend - Poem by Dejan Stojanovic

Tell me something less significant,
Something about our biology, for instance,
About what you hear while sitting under the tree,
About lonely lions in the prairies;
Forget decorated generals;
Tell me about Private Ryan's,
Tell me something only you know
And make a new friend.

Topic(s) of this poem: friend, friends, friendship, love and friendship

Form: Free Verse


Comments about A New Friend by Dejan Stojanovic

  • (9/20/2014 9:53:00 AM)

    I`ll need to background this, I know just of the film, but all in all not my subject (Report)Reply

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  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/20/2014 2:34:00 AM)

    Private Ryan the hero of second world war lost his whole family fighting against German and how he was tried to save nothing is less significant..lovely (Report)Reply

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  • (9/20/2013 8:08:00 PM)

    Tell me something only you know Beautiful thought and phrase that open the door to an intimate friendship, not just a mere encounter with banal pharses of everyday said by and to everyone. (Report)Reply

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  • Khairul Ahsan (9/20/2013 3:14:00 AM)

    The poem has a soft appeal. seems to emanate from a very kind heart. (Report)Reply

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  • Biljana Popovic (9/20/2013 12:48:00 AM)

    Deep. emotional, clear and strong poem. Very, very good. (Report)Reply

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  • Mark Dillon (9/21/2012 8:21:00 AM)

    To me this is about dropping pretences and not speaking just to impress somebody with great knowledge, just be yourself.Well written Dejan. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/8/2011 1:11:00 PM)

    This is a short insightful poem that tells us that we have to be willing to listen to make a new friend. Well done. J. L. Price (Report)Reply

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  • (2/18/2010 8:52:00 AM)

    Dejan to tell you something only I know....let me think. Well that is tough because there is so much that is in my heart. One thing I do know is you seem to be a kind person. Thank you for reading my poems (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 23, 2016


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