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Friday, January 25, 2019
FRIENDS AND FOES- DOUG FLORIAN
You can never have too many books about friendship. The good times. The hard times. The breakups. The makeups. Douglas Florian's FRIENDS AND FOES: POEMS ALL ABOUT US is another winner. 25 poems about friends. Rhyming poems. List poems. A couple of poems in two voices. Illustrated with folk-ish art. A lovely addition to your friendship basket. Or your Florian basket.
"What Friends Are For"
For treating your fair
But what matters most?
For just being there.
"We Used to Be Friends"
We used to be friends
But we drifted apart.
Don't mesh anymore.
Don't see heart-to-heart.
We used to be friends.
We drifted away.
Will we get back together?
Well, maybe someday.
"Friendship is a Flower"
Friendship is a flower.
You have to let it grow.
You really cannot rush it.
You have to take it slow.
Friendship is a flower.
You have to give it room
so it can grow the deepest roots
and marvelously bloom.
Tara is hosting the Poetry Friday at Going to Walden.
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Your friendship basket or your Florian basket... because of course one should have BOTH! :) :) :) Thank you, Carol! xo
I love these poems, Carol - and, yes, the best friendships have deep roots, they have to in order to survive all that happens in friendships over time.
Thanks for the friendship poems, Carol. My best friends are moving to Florida and the first one is just right for the group photo card I am making.
I am a fan of Douglas Florian’s work. Thank you for these.
I fangirl over Douglas Florian. I have so many of his books on my bookshelf, and I look forward to adding this one.
for giving / forgiving ❤️ Friendship blooms are beautiful.
Douglas Florian is a master!!
Lovely book by Douglas Florian Carol, thanks for sharing it with us! I'm a fan of his too and took a peek at this newer book–looks delightful.
Oh, I do love these. And, I'm collecting poems for a special project at school. So, these are perfect! Thank you.
These are great friendship poems. Thanks for sharing them.
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