Inspirational Poems and Verses for Friends

Updated on September 8, 2020
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Timothy is a creative writer and artist who enjoys sharing his work with others. Timothy earned his BS in Psychology from Albright College

And friends are friends forever If the Lord's the Lord of them - Michael W Smith

Inspirational Poems and Bible Verses To Use With Friends

Have you ever come up short when it comes to expressing your feelings to a friend? Sometimes it is hard to put into words how you feel about the true feeling of friendship you have for another person in your heart. So instead of expressing your feelings you just remain silent kicking yourself later for not saying anything.

The poems and inspirational verse below are offered to you as a starting point. They can be used any way you seek to use them, in a card, a note, verbally and more.

Ways to Present Inspirational Poems and Verses to Your Friends

  • Maybe put some words from one or more of the poems in a note to your friend.
  • Buy a greeting card and insert the one or more of the poems inside.
  • Tell your friend in person by reading them one or more of the poems.
  • Write them in chalk on a sidewalk.In front of their house.
  • Create a meme for social media.
  • Print the favorite part of the poem on a tee shirt and give it to them.
  • Put the words to some music, maybe a tune you already know.
  • Create a poster with one or more of the poems.

These are only a few suggestions of how to use these poems.

Inspirational Poems For Your Friends

All of these short poems were written by Timothy Whitt. They may be altered in any fashion by adding extra lines to them or changing them into songs.

A Friend

What is a friend to me
Someone who is just there
No, it’s someone like you
Who shows they really care
By the little things they say and do

My Best Friend

You’re my best friend
You’ll stay in my heart
In the times we’re together
In the times we’re apart
In bad or good weather

Will You Ever

I don’t think you’ll ever
Truly, truly understand
How much you mean to me
But maybe
One day you will truly see

You Were There

You were there every time
I needed to shed a few tears
You were there when I needed
Someone to quiet my fears
You were there, you were there

I Friend So Hard

I friend so hard for you
Because your friendship
Is well worth the time
And effort
I’m glad you’re a friend of mine

You’re Friendship Is Nice

You’re friendship is so nice
You’re always willing to sacrifice
And so never do think twice
When I call on you for help or advice
You’re my best friend, best friend

There’s A Fire In My Soul

There’s a fire deep in my soul
Because of how close we are
I’ve never met anyone like you
Who care so much for others
You’re a friend tried and true

Thank You

I always wanted to say thank you
For always wanting to be there
Whenever I needed a helping hand
Your actions show how much you care
Thank you for being my best friend

How Can I?

How can I just up
And let you walk away
Without telling you the
Words I have to say
You’re the very best friend
I could’ve of ever, ever had
Your love is deep in my heart

A Come As You Are Friend

I want you to always be
A come as you are friend
When you’re around me
Never feeling the need to bend
The true you everyone seed

True Friendship

True friendship
Can change your heart
Wash away pain
Offer you a new start
Might wonder how I know
This to be true
Cause what your friendship
did for me
my friendship can do for you

I Remember

I remember walking among the trees
I remember the warm summer breeze
I remember holding you warm hand
I remember our feet in the sand
I remember thinking about my life
I remember watching life go by
I remember wondering why
I remember seeing the one I love
I remember them passing onto above
I remember sitting at my desk in school
Wondering why I couldn’t be
As good a friend to you as you are to me


Close are you true friend
Close like a brother
Close like a sister
You stick through thick and thin

A Friend Loves

A friend loves at all times
With a love never wavering
With a love never faltering
With a love never departing
I'm glad you're that kind of friend

Iron Sharpens Iron

Iron Sharpens Iron
As your friendship sharpens me
I hope friendship sharpens you
Make us together better than
we can ever be when apart


As in water face reflects face
So the heart of a true friend
Reflects the heart of a friend
So when they look at each other
They know they are two into one

Inspirational Bible Verses For Your Friends

Proverbs 18:24 - A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 17:17 - A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Ecclesiastes 4:9 - Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble.

1 Samuel 18;1 - "As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul."

Two close friends are knit together in their souls.

Psalm 55:13 - "But it is you, a man, my equal, my companion, my familiar friend."

But it is you, a man, my equal, my companion, my familiar friend. - Psalm 55:13

Friendship is something the heart seeks and something the heart treasures. Here are a couple of quotes about friendship.

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. -Elbert Hubbard

-“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” - Helen Keller

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” - Aristotle

© 2020 Timothy Whitt


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    • whittwrites profile imageAUTHOR

      Timothy Whitt 

      6 days ago from New Jersey

      I’m glad you were blessed by the poems. God bless you also

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      Chrish Canosa 

      6 days ago from Manila Philippines

      Grateful I have a friend who's always there and never get tired reminding me how blessed I am. A true friendship know they are beautifully Two into One in rain or shine! Thanks for these poems!!! Everyone needs a friend even the grumpy one ;-) have a fantastic day! God bless

    • whittwrites profile imageAUTHOR

      Timothy Whitt 

      6 days ago from New Jersey

      Thank you

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      Prithviraj Shirole 

      6 days ago from India

      Amazing poems and verses on friends. I enjoyed reading them. Thanks a lot for sharing.


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