FRIEND POEMS

Ghazal 62
Well done O messenger, bring a message from my friend
Willingly I'll give my own life for the sake of my friend.
Like a nightingale in cage, being love-sick is my trend
A singing parrot in love with nuts and sweets of my friend.
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Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

Be A Friend
Be a friend. You don't need money;
Just a disposition sunny;
Just the wish to help another
Get along some way or other;
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Edgar Albert Guest

My friend attacks my friend!
118

My friend attacks my friend!
Oh Battle picturesque!
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Emily Dickinson

On Receiving Hayley's Picture
In language warm as could be breathed or penned
Thy picture speaks the original my friend,
Not by those looks that indicate thy mind,
They only speak thee friend of all mankind;
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William Cowper

My friend must be a Bird
92

My friend must be a Bird-
Because it flies!
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Emily Dickinson

Friend
Art thou abroad on this stormy night
on thy journey of love, my friend?
The sky groans like one in despair.

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Rabindranath Tagore

My Friend
Art thou abroad on this stormy night
on thy journey of love, my friend?
The sky groans like one in despair.

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Rabindranath Tagore

To An Old Friend In England
WAS it for nothing in the years gone by,
O my love, O my friend,
You thrilled me with your noble words of faith? â??
Hope beyond life, and love, love beyond death!
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Francis William Lauderdale Adams

If You Had A Friend
If you had a friend strong, simple, true,
Who knew your faults and who understood;
Who believed in the very best of you,
And who cared for you as a father would;
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Robert William Service

If You Had A Friend
If you had a friend strong, simple, true,
Who knew your faults and who understood;
Who believed in the very best of you,
And who cared for you as a father would;
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Robert Service

A Friend
A friend is one who stands to share
Your every touch of grief and care.
He comes by chance, but stays by choice;
Your praises he is quick to voice.
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Edgar Albert Guest

My Friend
'He is my friend,' I said,--
'Be patient!' Overhead
The skies were drear and dim;
And lo! the thought of him
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James Whitcomb Riley

Epitaph On William Muir
AN HONEST man here lies at rest
As e'er God with his image blest;
The friend of man, the friend of truth,
The friend of age, and guide of youth:
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Robert Burns

The Friend Who Just Stands
When trouble comes your soul to try,
You love the friend who just "stands by."
Perhaps there's nothing he can doâ??
The thing is strictly up to you;
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William Carlos Williams

A Friend [2]
A friend is one who takes your hand
And talks a speech you understand
he's partly kindness, partly mirth
And Faith unfaltering in your worths
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Edgar Albert Guest

To My Dear Old Friend, Mr. A. Shuman
NOT many friends
Wish I you;
Love makes amends
For the few.
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John Boyle O'Reilly

A Friend That Sticketh Closer Than A Brother
One there is, above all others,
Well deserves the name of friend;
His is love beyond a brother's,
Costly, free, and knows no end:
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John Newton

O Friend, Begin A Loftier Song
O friend, begin a loftier song.
Confusion falls upon your mind;
A sense of evil makes you blind;
“What use,” you say, “is it to be?
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Elizabeth Stoddard

To A Friend In Distress (Translated From Owen)
I wish thy lot, now bad, still worse, my friend;
For when at worst, they say, things always mend.


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William Cowper

Friend And Foe
Dearly I love a friend; yet a foe I may turn to my profit;
Friends show me that which I can; foes teach me that which I should.


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Friedrich Schiller

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