Nikki Giovanni

(June 7, 1943 / Knoxville, Tennessee)

A Poem Of Friendship - Poem by Nikki Giovanni

We are not lovers
because of the love
we make
but the love
we have
We are not friends
because of the laughs
we spend
but the tears
we save


I don't want to be near you
for the thoughts we share
but the words we never have
to speak
I will never miss you
because of what we do
but what we are
together


Comments about A Poem Of Friendship by Nikki Giovanni

  • Drtony Brahmin (5/13/2018 12:25:00 PM)

    I don't want to be near you
    for the thoughts we share
    but the words we never have
    to speak......We are always together.. then how can i miss u. . very fine poem. tony
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  • Dutendra Chamling (10/18/2015 7:58:00 AM)

    A marvellous poem, a poem which tells more than it says, thumbs up! (Report) Reply

  • (3/18/2015 2:13:00 PM)

    :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 10, 2013


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