Francis Duggan

How Can You Tell Who Your Friends Are - Poem by Francis Duggan

You have many friends in the local pub
And you have many friends in the pitch and putt club
And as you become financially wealthier your friends in numbers do grow
You are a person that many of do wish to know
Perhaps the wealthiest person on your side of the town
And this in itself no small claim to renown
Some to say hello to you seem to go out of their way
In numbers your friends do keep growing by the day
So many see you as a marvelous success
And the people who love winners you do impress
Your wife and daughter and son each own a company car
And up the ladder of success you have climbed quite far
You have your own fan club in the local bar
Yet since you are not financially in trouble how can you tell who your friends are?

Topic(s) of this poem: friends

Form: Sonnet

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Comments about How Can You Tell Who Your Friends Are by Francis Duggan

  • Paul WarrenPaul Warren (6/4/2017 6:46:00 PM)

    Interesting and true. People will look to what advantage they can get from relationships. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 4, 2017

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