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The Gift (poem)

Updated on August 15, 2015

So good to see you once again my friend

I can’t recall when last I saw your smile

So few can share the flare within your style

So few are left on whom one can depend


I treasure all the gifts you sent my way

Those rays of hope which sing out from our past

So few like you who fashioned ones which last

So few are left to see your last display


So few the eyes which still let wonder in

To cast their cloak once more across the floor


So few the hearts which take the time to spin

The wonders which a lover oft dreams for


And chances for new dances to begin

So few are left to stay here anymore


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      John Hansen 22 months ago from Queensland Australia

      A lovely poem Martin. Yes, so few unfortunately.

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      Faith Reaper 22 months ago from southern USA

      Oh, such lovely sentiments expressed here, dear Mh. I love yellow roses for friendship and a friend's smile is certainly a treasure to behold. It is sad when another allows a friendship to dissolve for no apparent reason or even give a reason.

      As I always say, friendship is a special kind of love and one of the most special of gifts.

      Up ++++ sharing everywhere

      Always love the sax ...

      Blessings and peace

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      Phyllis Doyle Burns 22 months ago from High desert of Nevada.

      Beautiful, so beautiful. I love your poem and I love Stevie Wonder's rendition of "That's What Friends Are For". Perfect choice and perfect thoughts about friends. Well done, Martin.

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      Kevin Goodwin 22 months ago

      A very beautiful and meaningfull poem i loved it very much so

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      Thelma Alberts 22 months ago from Germany

      Beautiful! As always. Have a great new week!

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      Shauna L Bowling 22 months ago from Central Florida

      True friends are rare. Hang on to them when they come into you life!

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 22 months ago from The Caribbean

      Congratulations on 2,000 hubs! The gift of friendship includes so many other gifts. Thanks for the beautiful thought.

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      Nithya Venkat 22 months ago from Dubai

      A beautiful poem! A true friend is hard to come by and when they do they spread happiness and sunshine in our lives.

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      Jailyn 22 months ago from St. Charles

      Very beautiful I wish i could write like this! So good keep on writing.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 22 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. Wonderful sentiments.

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