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Poem: Illusion of Friendship

I am a writer. My passion is poetry. I feel words connect people together and help us to understand the feelings we share.

Poem Summary

Illusions of friendship is a poem about how our friendships need tending to just like the flowers in the Spring. If there is a problem you should acknowledge it. Don't try muddling through with no resolve. Use open communication and honesty.

There is only one thing better than making a new friend, and that is keeping an old one.

— Elmer G. Letterman

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Illusions of Friendship


Like a mouse taunting a cat
emotions hang on a string,
wanting to solve this maze
without hurt,
hoping distant words
speak loud in your heart.

When a flower grows in Spring,
tending to deadheads
promotes new growth,
friendship must be seasoned,
illusions left behind,
renewing strength
through communication
creates a strong bond.

A Sweet Friendship

refreshes the soul

— Proverbs 27:9

"Friendship - Chris Stapleton "

© 2019 BRENDA ARLEDGE

Comments

BRENDA ARLEDGE (author) from Washington Court House on July 15, 2021:

Friendship takes work to survive

BRENDA ARLEDGE (author) from Washington Court House on March 27, 2021:

It's worth keeping friendships

BRENDA ARLEDGE (author) from Washington Court House on June 11, 2019:

Thanks for sharing your quote with me, Lorna.

It is so true.

I appreciate you reading and commenting on my work.

Lorna Lamon on June 11, 2019:

"Keep your friendships in constant repair" is a quote I remembered from years ago, and your poem brought it to mind. Thank you for sharing.

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