Inspirational Friendship Poem
Yellow roses growing outside
People need people and friends need friends,
And we all need love for a full life depends
Not on vast riches or great acclaim,
Not on success or on worldly fame,
But just in knowing that someone cares
And holds us close in their thoughts and prayers...
For only the knowledge that we're understood
Makes everyday living feel wonderfully good,
And we rob ourselves of life's greatest need
When we "lock up our hearts" and fail to heed
The outstretching hand reaching to find
A kindred spirit whose heart and mind
Are lonely and longing to somehow share
Our joys and sorrows to make us aware
That life's completeness and richness depends
On the things we share with our loved ones and friends.
Helen Steiner Rice
Tops of wheat in a wheat field
When you’re tired and worn at the close of day,
And things just don’t seem to be going your way,
When even your patience has come to an end,
Try taking time out and confide in a friend.
Perhaps she too may have walked the same road,
With a much troubled heart and burdensome load,
To find peace and comfort somewhere near the end,
When she stopped long enough to confide in a friend.
For then are most welcome a few words of cheer,
For someone who willingly lends you an ear,
No troubles exist that time cannot mend,
But to get quick relief, just confide in a friend.
A friend is one who knows you
And loves you just the same
True friends stabs you in the front
A friend to all is a friend to none