My best friend

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She’s my best friend.
Has been since before grade school.
We love each other like sisters.
Even though we’re totally uncool.

We’ve been through a lot together,
My best friend and me.
She’s seen me get stomach flu at her house.
But she’s so awesome, she forgave me.

That’s why I love her.
She forgives me for everything I’ve done.
Things I totally regret.
Things that ‘seemed like fun.’

I’ve gotten her in trouble.
Maybe for getting home too late.
Or staying up and reading books I gave her.
They were just too great.

I’m lucky to have her as a best friend.
She’s too good for me.
I’ve abused our friendship.
But forgiveness, that’s the key.

I hope we’re best friends for a long time.
Forever and ever, you could say.
When we’re both old farts in nursing homes.
Beating each other up about whose grandchild is better all day.





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BrookeSchueneman said...
Feb. 20, 2010 at 12:55 pm
I love the bit about things that seemed like fun.
Very true, it is, but not very poetic, I reckon.
You did make me want to call my best friend though :)
 
***Rain*** said...
Feb. 20, 2010 at 10:36 am
This is amazing! Its so true. Friends are always getting each other in trouble. I can relate to this very easily.
 
**talia** This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 19, 2010 at 8:56 pm
Best friends are some of the most wonderful people you can have, huh? Check out some of my work if you don't mind please. Keep writing, you're awesome!
 
turn_it_up(: replied...
Feb. 19, 2010 at 8:58 pm
aww thanks! thats so sweet! (:
 
**talia** This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Feb. 20, 2010 at 5:55 pm
No problem! It really was amazing!
 
dominicana said...
Feb. 19, 2010 at 8:46 pm
I absolutely love this poem it is AMAZING keep on writing please
 
Shahed said...
Feb. 19, 2010 at 8:34 pm
u know diamondz r a gurls best frnd this is ah-mazing! plz keep writinn
.. take a look at my work-- comment it if u thnk its go0d
 
Lyssa(: said...
Feb. 19, 2010 at 5:47 pm
I love this.! (:
It's adorable.
I can relate to this.
 
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