For My Best Friend

October 13, 2011
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This poem is to my best friend
You’ve been there forever, and forever I hope you stay
Your internal beauty is one I hope I share, your love, your kindness, your ability to care
I strive so hard to be just like you, to be the best at everything I do, to make you proud
You’re an inspiration, everything a best friend should be and more
The day you leave to heaven I hope I’m not far behind, because life without you might as well be he**
Tea without you is just tasteless water; days on the couch will no longer be an enjoyable, relaxing time to bond, but a reminder that you’re gone
Moments without you are just endless, timeless – nothing
I love you more than anything; nothing will ever change that
We are best friends for life so I hope that one day I can repay you for all that you’ve sacrificed
I just want you to know how much you mean to me so this poem is for you my best friend: my one and only mommy.

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spadeOfhearts said...
Oct. 17, 2011 at 3:58 pm
Ooooh, so hardcore! Yeah, the mommy part seems kinda childish, but yur metaphors really captured my interest. Four stars
Lizz12 replied...
Oct. 17, 2011 at 7:13 pm
Thank you so much!
im glad you liked it for the most part(:
crazy-ashbobash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 16, 2011 at 8:07 pm
very interesting! i like the whole best friend idea (i wrote one called Button about m best friend) but i think it should just stay at best friend. the mommy, is a bit odd to me, promarily becuase its sounds like someone with no friends, and i truly hope you have many friends.
Lizz12 replied...
Oct. 16, 2011 at 8:52 pm
Thank you very much for the feedback! :D
nd yes i do have many friends!(:
its just my mom and I are VERY close, so she is one of my best friends!
but thanks again!
Happy writing
07Rlopez said...
Oct. 15, 2011 at 9:02 pm
Beautiful and magnificent poem! If you dedicate this poem to anyone, this will surely make their day!!! I definitely give this a ten out ten.
BeastyButterfly replied...
Oct. 15, 2011 at 9:07 pm
aha I did!
i dedicated it to my mommy!(:
revolutionary said...
Oct. 15, 2011 at 7:39 pm
Amazing poem :) i thought that hti was about a best friend, perhaps a guy, that you might have had hidden feelings for, and when i read "mommy " at the very end i smiled as big as I could. This is an amazing piece and I  hope you continue to write more.
BeastyButterfly replied...
Oct. 15, 2011 at 8:50 pm
Thank you so much for the positive feedback, and encouragement! It means a lot! I'm so glad you liked it!(:
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