Poem - A True Friend

(Dedicated to Sam L)

An Angel helped me one day in May

It will always be a memorable day

If you hadn’t stepped in to rescue me

I’d still be shipwrecked, stranded at sea.

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Facing the world every day with a brave Smile

I try to be positive but it only lasts a while

Then night draws near, up to the sky I stare

Saying to myself, “surely, God is up there”!

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If you hadn’t stepped in, I couldn’t have coped

If you hadn’t stepped in, I’d have had no hope

and for once in a very long time

At the end of the tunnel, I see the sun shine.

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My Prayer: May Gods face shine on you

and bless you and all the work you do

Thank you Bruv for coming through for me

I’ll remember this day for eternity.



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Pete Maida 7 years ago

Very pretty. Therre is a lot of emotion there.


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Haunty 7 years ago from Hungary

A touching poem, Elena. Was it inspired by some real life event? Don't answer if you don't comment on your own hubs. I just have a habit of asking questions. :)


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Lady_E 7 years ago from London, UK Author

 

Thanks for your comments Haunty.  It was inspired by true events which happened this week. I was in a very difficult situation and a friend took me by the hand and pulled me out of it and even went a step further to do more. It was overwhelming and sometimes, you want to thank some one a thousand times but you still think its not enough.  So I put it into a poem. Some people you look up to and they let you down but Sam has been a rock. OK Haunty, don’t get me going now or I’ll write a page in response to your comments. Lol.

 I visit your page now and again to read your hubs, they are very interesting.


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Haunty 7 years ago from Hungary

A good friend always loves to help. And this is a beautiful way to say thanks. :)


Jmell 7 years ago

a poem that everyone can relate with!


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Princess Kari 7 years ago from Sydney, Australia

i love the angelic fairy painting, great poem


MangoGirl 7 years ago

Lovely poem, Lady_E. My freinds have saved my life more than once. :)


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rosariomontenegro 7 years ago from NEW YORK

I love this poem!

Thank you for your kindness leaving a note in my hub. I wanted to know who you were and I found your poem ... such a great way to make your acquaintance!

I pray that any trouble that you might be experiencing dissolves like the rainbow.


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tyronm 7 years ago from PITTSBURGH

VERY VERY NICE JUST LOST A CLOSE FRIEND A DAY AGO....THANKS


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Lady_E 7 years ago from London, UK Author

Sorry about your friend Tyron. May God rest his/her soul and God's peace comfort your heart and the family of that person.


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uwgirl 7 years ago from Wisconsin

Lovely poem. Thank you for the kind comments on my hub.


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Lgali 7 years ago

very nice poem Thnaks


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maven101 7 years ago from Northern Arizona

Touching, heartfelt poetry...I loved it...Larry


ralwus 7 years ago

Angels are around us everywhere. Are you too one? I'm sure you are as you recently acknowledged one in this poem. It takes one to know one.


coffeesnob 7 years ago

Lady E

Oh how powerful the hand that reaches out! It changes us in ways that are exponential. Thanks for sharing this beautiful poem and a part of you.


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Lady_E 7 years ago from London, UK Author

Thanks again for your touching comments everyone. :)

Cheers Rawlus, that's deep - in a good way :)


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Anamika S 6 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

Love it!


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Support Med. 6 years ago from Michigan

My spiritual mother (God rest her soul) was and is such a friend to me. Although she has now passed on, what she taught me will not ever leave me, rather that I pass on her treasure to others in their time of need. Beautiful! Voted-up/rated.


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Lady_E 6 years ago from London, UK Author

Aawwh. She gave you a special treasure. God Bless her. Thanks for stopping. Hope all is well. :)


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AudreyHowitt 4 years ago from California

Sweet poem Lady E! Love is amazing!


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Author

Thanks Audrey

I wrote this poem when Solicitors gave me a hefty bill for a house I bought years ago. It was no where near their estimate. Lol.... but my friend came to the rescue.

Best Wishes.


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Bijja 4 years ago from India

Hearty poetry.


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK Author

Thank you Bijja.

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