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Best Friendship Poems

We share our life's best and worst moments with best friends. They have been a part of our merriment as well as pranks. When you read a best friend poem, you feel it to echo your emotions of friendship. Poets across all ages have written couplets and beautiful poems on best friends.

Simple best friend poetry, with its subtle thoughts and expression make you see new aspects of friendship. You can pen down a few lines and share it with your friends. Mail it or text it across to them; they are going to like it for sure.

You can even keep a best friend saying as your desktop background. If you are thinking about what to write to your friend on a letter, you can quote a short poem on best friends.Given below are extracts from some of the well known best friend poems for you to choose from.

Famous Best Friends Poems


Friendship Between Ephelia And Ardelia by Anne Kingsmill Finch

Eph. What Friendship is, ARDEliA shew.
Ard. 'Tis to love, as I love You.
Eph. This Account, so short (tho' kind)
Suits not my enquiring Mind.
Therefore farther now repeat;
What is Friendship when complete?
Ard. 'Tis to share all Joy and Grief;
'Tis to lend all due Relief
From the Tongue, the Heart, the Hand;
'Tis to mortgage House and Land;
For a Friend be sold a Slave;
'Tis to die upon a Grave,
If a Friend therein do lie.



Oh! Think Not My Spirits Are Always As Light by Thomas Moore

Oh! think not my spirits are always as light,
And as free from a pang as they seem to you now,
Nor expect that the heart-beaming smile of to-night
Will return with to-morrow to brighten my brow.
No: -- life is a waste of wearisome hours,
Which seldom the rose of enjoyment adorns;
And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers,
Is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.



New Friends and Old Friends by Joseph Parry

Make new friends, but keep the old;
Those are silver, these are gold.
New-made friendships, like new wine,
Age will mellow and refine.

Friendships that have stood the test -
Time and change - are surely best;
Brow may wrinkle, hair grow gray,
Friendship never knows decay.

For 'mid old friends, tried and true,
Once more we our youth renew.
But old friends, alas! may die,
New friends must their place supply.

Cherish friendship in your breast -
New is good, but old is best;
Make new friends, but keep the old;
Those are silver, these are gold.



Classic Best Friend Poems

  1. Two Fusiliers by Robert Graves
  2. Verses on the Death of Doctor Swift by Jonathan Swift
  3. The Pleasures Of Friendship by Stevie Smith
  4. Rosalind and Helen: a Modern Eclogue by Percy Bysshe Shelley
  5. A Part of an Ode by Ben Jonson
  6. A Pindaric Ode by Ben Jonson
  7. Endymion: Book I by John Keats
  8. A Poem Upon The Death Of O.C. by Andrew Marvell
  9. The Death of Cromwell by Andrew Marvell
  10. If you fancy that your people came of better stock than mine, by Henry Lawson
  11. The Tragedy by Henry Lawson
  12. The Ghost by Henry Lawson
  13. Portrait of a Lady by T. S. Eliot
  14. A Dog Has Died by Pablo Neruda


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