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You're there to make me laugh
There to pull me up when I've fallen.
You're there to pass notes in class
You always answer when I come callin'.

When I’m hurt, you slide me ice
When I’m sad, you hug me without a word.
When you need to go over the music twice,
I’ll help you a million times until you’ve got it learned.

I will buy you reeds for Christmas every year
For your musical needs
You make me smile when you’re near
What’s falling from my eyes, watery beads?

They are tears of something joyous, for my broken heart you mend
I am so thankful for you
Austin,
You’re my best friend.





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birdcage2 said...
May 11, 2011 at 9:47 am
this is really good and i know how you feel. i had a best guy friend who is in vietnam now  but he does not know how much i value his friendship to me. thank you for this poem to all the austins in the world ( like mine) so thank you very much i loved it so much.
 
Egyptiangirl13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 13, 2010 at 10:24 am
that's sooo sweet :)
 
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