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Author Name: Premiumsheedreams 9 Comments
Date Added: February 06, 2011 10:02:09 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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A Lasting Friendship
1963 was the eventful year
that we met,
Like two puppies...
not fully grown yet.
How could we know each other
before our personalities were set?
Yet there was something about our friendship
we could never forget.
 
1973 was the year
that we finally said good-bye,
Thinking at the time
that you were not "my guy".
Having no clue where our future
would lie,
Yet starting out on the road with Hopes
that were high.
 
Throughout the years,
Life has been our Teacher.
Guided by God's Word,
could there be a better preacher?
You filled your days with fun...
enjoying life's every feature.
Never giving it a thought,
an unexpected chance to "reach her".
 
I am so glad you were not afraid of the one
you would find,
Trusting that I'd grown
both more loving and kind.
One who respects you and the ties that bind,
And appreciates another chance,
a lasting friendship to find.
Author's Notes:
with so many electronic connections now-a-days it is possible to reconnect with ones from our past. I am happy this one found me and we have become forever friends.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeMaples on March 7, 2011 02:29:39 PM Report


What a delight to read LJ! I am so glad that you two found one another again and formed this lasting frienship.


 


Meg

Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on February 13, 2011 01:17:18 PM Report


Some relationships go dormant but are awakened at a later date...one never knows. This is a feel good poem Linda Jo. *smiles* I like how the story unfolds to a happy present day connection. Enjoyed!




~Barbara D.~

Comment By: FreeAndrew on February 10, 2011 12:58:09 PM Report
marvelous story-telling and an affirmation that true friends are not always easy to find.  it's great when a long-dormant connection can establish itself once again. 
Comment By: FreeChristhamF. on February 6, 2011 05:02:42 PM Report


He's lucky to count you as a friend,  


nice write.

Comment By: TrialTerri on February 6, 2011 03:26:54 PM Report
Such a sweet thing to read. Nice!!
Comment By: FreeCindy Bendel on February 6, 2011 03:17:53 PM Report
What a lovely expression of a friendship of rare beauty. Many dream of having this kind of relationship, one of life's richest blessings...sounds like soul mates to me. As always, you share your heart in such a sweet way Linda. 
~Cindy 

Comment By: Freee. Gene Myers on February 6, 2011 01:23:56 PM Report

"Yet there was something about our friendship



we could never forget."

Great line and so true.  I quite often wonder about the friends I've had in the past and wonder if they every wonder about me.  Couple years to a  fiftieth high school reuion. (2013 Lebanon, New Hampshire)    Hope I live to see it.  I do plan to go.

Reconnections are always interesting.




 

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on February 6, 2011 10:57:56 AM Report
Yes... today we can find anyone on the site..... Friends for life....
Comment By: FreeFLETCHER on February 21, 2009 12:21:19 PM Report
I love the way you have made your poem flow here.
Wonderful content
Wonderful write

Fletch





 


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