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Treasure Found At An Early Age

Updated on November 23, 2011

True friendships

you'll always be my friend.. You know too much.
you'll always be my friend.. You know too much.

True Friendships.

 To me , dear friend

You always were a rock.

A rock withstanding

every test of time.

You were the beacon

in my darkest night.

Though, cruelest critic

of my every crime.

.................................

You were the warmest glow

Of all my youth.

Tenacious treasure

From a tinsel world.

The depth of feeling

I now hold so dear

Became apparent

As our lives unfurled.

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Now, when I think

Of all you meant to me.

Of all the times you

were my comfort, when

I fell, uncertain

Into ventures new,

I know, you now mean more

To me than ever then

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      singlmomat52 7 years ago

      Oh Dim, from the heart it comes. I have a best friend and this is what she means to me. Thank you so much for a putting into words the beauty of friendship. Beautiful hub, thank you.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      So happy when something I write "connects" with a fellow writer. Thank you so much for the comment.

      Hope you are keeping well.x

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      loriamoore 7 years ago

      I don't usually like poetry, but this ROCKED!

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      WOW! What a compliment. Thank you very much.

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      Micky Dee 7 years ago

      "You now mean more to me than ever then" my friend! Thanks

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      tantrum 7 years ago from Tropic of Capricorn

      A true friend always means something ! Cheers ! :)

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      Hi Micky. I thought you'd probably prefer the caption to the roses than the poem. !!!! Take care

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      Hi Tantrum!!! Where've you been ???

      Great to hear from you again. . Cheers !!x

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      Run Down Battery 7 years ago from UK

      You were the beacon

      in my darkest night.

      Though, cruelest critic

      of my every crime.

      Inspired lines as ever, you have the ability in 4 lines to cut to the heart of the matter. You make me want to write more poetry. What more can I say? You mate... Jeff x

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      That has to be one of the best compliments I've ever had. Thank you so much. (6 weeks till I return to Old Blighty)

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      Ten Blogger 7 years ago

      What a nice poem to start a Monday morning.. Reminds me of my best friends ! Thank you Dim.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      You are always so generous and kind with your comments.

      Thank you so much x

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      Chibuzo Melvin Mobis 7 years ago from Biafra

      Micky said Circle in our Circle and ever since i heard that word,av been trying to figure out the broader meaning of it.I must be honest,your hubs are fascinating and have captivated my inner being, though i have not commented in more than two or so but i have read 30,some twice,trice or thereabout.You see,it is like the chain of love,i will tell you something about it pretty soon but for now,this is what i have to say and it goes to one of dearest friend,not my best friend cos my wife has taken that title so Micky;"I wish we'd grow old friends together,we will hangout and talk and maybe we will even bring our grandchildren along and they will ask, "How long have you been friends?” And we’ll smile and say, “Almost forever."

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      Great comment. I appreciate it. Thanks, Ross.

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      DREAM ON 7 years ago

      I loved the line a rock withstanding the test of time.You have found a friendship everyone dreams about having.I wish I had as many friends as I do rocks in my driveway.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      Hee Hee . You are funny. Sometimes one or two good friends is better than 100 semi- friends.

      Hope someone can help you move the rocks from your driveway.

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      Moulik Mistry 7 years ago from Burdwan, West Bengal, India

      WONDERFUL! Very nice to read it, Dim...

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      Thank you M.M. I'm just about to have a wander over to your page. See what you've been up to,

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