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This poem was written to give to my very best friend when I moved away.

Dear Best Friend of Mine

I'm miles away and I think of you still.
You're deep in my heart.
You'll stay there, you will.

I'll never forget the times that we had.
The heartfelt discussions.
The good and the bad.

I'll never forget the confusion I felt,
The day I told you our friendship may melt.
I'm moving away I told you that day.

Being with you is a part of the past.
These words that I speak may be our last.

You reached out your hand and opened your heart
And whispered in my ear, "This is only the start."
A friendship like ours, no matter who goes away
can only get better.
Not crumble..
Not stray..

If two people were better for each other than us
God kept them for himself.
And that is a must.

For you are my best friend.
And I am yours, too.
We're stuck to each other.
Just me and just you.
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37 Visitor Comments

i love this poem,i need it because im moving,and it touched my friend heart(the poem)
My best friend is moving away and I've been looking for a fitting sentiment. Thank-You for sharing your poem!
wow that was amazing poem i really needed something like your poem thank you so much i gave it to my friend coze i was leaving and moving and she was my best friend since we were little kids thank you so much it helped me heaps
My best friend just moved away and this poem really made me think about him and cry.
I liked this poem soooo much! When my friend told me she was moving to Sutherlin I read this poem and I cried. It really means alot to me. Good JOB! :)
WOW! I mean, O my God. That poem was off the chang. Who ever wrote this poem, they did a really good job because it almost sound like the same thing i said to my friend before i left GA but you did a excellent job. Keep up the good work!
Im moving in 4 weeks. From Georgia to Oklahoma. I've been wanting to tell my best friend all of this. But I couldn't put it into words. Im extremely happy I found this.
I loved this poem. I am moving across the country in a few weeks, and this shows how i feel. The poem is very sweet and is easy to relate to. : )
i loved this poem. i can totally relate coz my friend is moving in less than a month. :( it sounds so much like us!
I really loved this poem. I sent it to my Bestfriend Candice, because she is currently mad at me for something I didn't mean to do. I really hope that this poem toughes her like it touched me. I am so very happy that Andrea Hill wrote this poem. Thank you so much and I really hop this poem works! Mikaela
it really touched me alot!
i really love this poem. i gave it to my best friend who is moving to new zealand and we both burst into tears. The part that means the most to both me and my friend was definitely: A friendship like ours, no matter who goes away can only get better. Not crumble. Not stray. Keep writing! Your great!
it woz amazin. it sed wot i wanted 2 say bt from the other persons view wen my bezzie m8 moved 2 ireland 2 b with her family last yr. jus wantd ya 2 no it touched ma hrt
This is a beautiful poem, my best friend is moving to Australia in about a months time and I know its going to hurt. I took ideas from your poem. Thank you.
WOW that was an amazing poem. it really did touch me cuz my best friend is moving away. On a scale 1-10 i give you an 11
i loved this poem, this is what i want to say without crying to my best friend, i am moving countries in 2 months and i'm still trying to handell (is that how u spell it??) the pain.
this is what i wanted to say to my best friend before i was getting ready to move now i am moving away and my world is changeing from this on my life will always be this way when i leave my friends it is a hard thing to do espeically when u are moving to some differet state and they aren't going to be there with u and this poem really touched my heart
I love this poem . it is very touching and it relates alot to my espicalyy since i move a lot . whoever wrote this poem i say KEEP ON WRITING GIRL! your amazing ! :) and that's comming from the heart ! :)
The reason i'm voting for this poem is because I think it's a great poem for me to send to my friends when I move back the the US because I am curently living in France.
I think that this poem says a lot about a friendship,and i know it because i had to move away from the place i called home and specially my friends. It was hard for my best friend and that is why i like this poem, a lot.
This poem really touched me because I felt exactly the same way when I left the Philippines for U. S. almost 2 years ago. I really miss my bestfriend but I know now that distance is no obstacle in our friendship. We will forever be the best of friends. I know that by heart. Thanks for sharing your poem!
this is exactly what i wanted to say to my best friend joe-joe when i found out i was moving. great poem and keep up the good work. you were able to say what i couldn't without crying. thank you so much.
I really lvoe this poem. My best friend is moving away tommorrow and from this poem, I can see her view point.
i loved it especially right now because my friend is moving away
I think that this poem is great! I just had a best friend named Mike move to Hawwii I feel like when he moved a part of me had went with.
I have the choice of moving away, thus mean leaving my friends. Reading this poem has made me realize that if I do go, friendships will still last! This poem has helped me and I loved it!
this poem reminded me of a love i once had, it really toched me.
You are awesome! Your poem truly touched my heart. My best friend is transferring to a different university and it was not until I read your poem that I truly believed that our friendship will not end. Keep us the good work!
this poem is so sweet this poem touched my heart in many ways!
this was a good poem. it really touched me. u dont know how much ur friends mean to u until u already lost them.
absolutely fab poem! really hits the spot!
I think it is simple and expressed the real feelings, just like poem should be.
This poem is really sweet! I recently moved away from my best friends and it was only then that I realised how much they meant to me. The poem really reflects my feelings towards my friends, who I will always love. Well done on a beautiful poem!
WONDERFUL poem! Very emotional and heart-felt!
This poem reminds of my best friend and how I felt when I moved away. This a a nice poem and you are a great writer.
This was such a moving poem... My friends and I are all thinking about university and college, and moving away. It really reflects what we're all afraid of
ur poem was very touchy.i'm leaving away soon(i just don't have the heart to go .but i just can't help it!)and ur poem brought back all the memories i sharesd with my friends.i also dic\scovered something else ..upopn reading ur poem..that people tend to come closer to our hearts when they are far away!

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