About the Poem
About how you can fall in love so unexpectedly with your best friend. How hard it is to deal with seeing the guy you love with all your heart and would trust with your life with the girl he loves so much. Seeing him be hurt at the same time you discover you are truly in love with him.
My Best Friend
|by Summer Cates|
|The summer we met how could I have known
I saw you that first time standing alone
I was new to the crowd and a little bit scared
I needed a friend who really cared
I never thought it would be you who'd come when I was down
I always felt if my life flooded you'd just let me drown
I don't know how it happened,
you were suddenly my best friend
I sat and listened to you cry
Your broken heart I tried to mend
You told me about the girl you loved
I told you be patient to look up above
I said to trust God to really pray
You said that you had, so I prayed everyday
I asked God to guide you and help you to see
I told you you could always depend on me
You got what you wanted but she doesn't treat you right
You both argue and she always starts a fight
One night we were talking about something she'd done
I had known I liked you but then it hit me all in one
Suddenly I knew I loved you more than life itself
and I broke down and cried all by myself
When I finally told you you didn't seem surprised
I stood in front of you drying my eyes
I love you more than words can say
I think about you everyday
You are my best friend and I hate to see you cry
I try to hide my feelings believe me(name) I try
I know I'll never measure up to what you see in her,
she's the luckiest girl I've ever known
But just know you're never on your own
I love you, my best friend
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39 Visitor Comments
omg i have this problem but i dont close enough 2 have a relationship w/ him & i am pretty sure he end up going out w/ my best friend and it is very sacry 2 think about telling him cuz i fell 4 1 of my other friends amd it just turned into heartbrake so i dont want tell him
I LOVED THIS POEM. It captured just how i feel about a close friend of mine.
i have the same exact problem right now and this beautiful poem inspired me. thank you
I FREAKIN LOVE THIS POEM IT LIKE SO TOUCH ME. IM KINDA IN THE SAME SITUATION RIGHT NOW I HAVE THIS BESTFRIEND OF MINE THAT I HAVE FALLIN INLOVE WITH. HE HAS THIS EX HE'S BEEN WITH HER OFF AND ON 3 YEARS BUT HE HASNT GOT BACK WITH HER FOR LIKE 1 YEAR I DONT GET HE GIVES ME SIGNS THAT HE HAS FEELINGS FOR ME BUT THEN HE TWISTES AROUND AND SAYS I LOVE LIKE A FRIEND IM VERY CONFUSE. TILL THIS MOMMENT I STILL HAVENT TOLD HIM HOW I FEEL CUZ I RATHER LOSE THAT DEN 2 LOSE HIM AS MY BESTFRIEND. I THINK IM NEVER GONNA TELL HIM BUT PEOPLE SAY HE LIKES ME SO SHOULD JUX TELL HIM BUT THEY REALLY WELL NEVER KNOW HOW HARD IT IS JUX 2 SAY THEM SIMPLE WORDS. WATERVER HAPPENDS HAPPENDS. LoVe aLwAyZ kArLa aKa LiLo
I LOVE this poem! it reminds me of EXACTLY how i feel. my best friend is a guy and his girlfriend treats him like CRAP! this poem explains how i feel and helped a lot. THANK YOU SUMMER CATES!
I love this poem, i have been trying to look for one like this one cause i have the same situation with my best friend and i really like him but he has his girl.
this poem is seriously good me and my friend ashley we right poems nonstop one after the other and we have read so many poems but this has yet to be most heart touching
this is one of the best poems that i have ever read! you are really talented at writing. as i was reading your poem i just broke down in tears because the same exact thing has happend to me. just keep your head up and you will get through it!
I love this poem so much! THis is exactly how I feel for my best guy friend. Mike. You did a great job expressing your feelings.
this poem is great i hope everything ok between you two bye! audrey
Every word in this poem describes my situation with my best friend exactly. I can't read it without crying. Maybe one day both of our best friends will realize how much we love them.
this exact thing happened to me. i just found out that i love my best friend, but he has a girlfriend of a year. it hurts so bad seeing him like this but i dont want to do nething to ruin them. so i just wanted to say i understand exactly what your saying and how your feeling in this poem.
WHAT AN AWESOME POEM! this poem touched me so deep in my heart. this is exactly how I feel about my best friend who became My first love. I love that guy more than life itself!
stop making me cry!
I voted for this because it has a certain flow with it. I love poems that rhyme because it gets me to understand the poet and their feelings. This poem I can relate to on one account and I've been the narrator and the person that its being written to.
i loved this poem it tells exactly how i feel except i had my friend and now lost him cause of his new girl. so i feel ya
This is the best poem that I have ever read. I can't believe how much that describes the same exact situation that I am experiencing right now. Everything that you wrote down has happened to me, the same way. Meeting him in the summer, having him like another girl but helping him through it and giving him advice anyways even though you had feelings for him. I swear this poem was written about me! It made me cry just to read that poem and think of everything. You have super amazing talents and should keep writing. Awesome job and keep up the outstanding job. AMAZING!
wow i loved this poem it made me cry because im in the same situation
I really loved your poem. I was in that same situation,only he was ready and I backed out. So now we're no longer friends. Thanks I needed that.
This poem is really good coz it tells your friend if she reads it that u r there 4 her.
this is to cute
man this is kinda how i feel right now this poem made me cry
aww . This Poem is AWESOME! . It reminds me so much of my best friend and her best friend right now . :*( . This is a GREAT poem . !
this poem is just grate. it remindes me of a lond lost friend that i had
very good reminded me of me and my friend wesley
This is an AWSOME poem. I have read almost all of them on here and I like this one the best. GREAT JOB.
I really like this poem 'cauz this is the way i felt about one of my best friends he knew i liked him but he told me the only reason he didn' want to go out with me was he was afraid i would hurt our friendship but in the end we ended up not being friends at all
I love this poem the same thing happened to me.
this poem is amazing. i can relate to it completely. i told my best friend i had feelings for him and although we are still best friends and we have fooled around with each other.i know he still likes his ex alot.and his ex happens to be one of my closest girlfriends. thank you for sharing this poem..its good to know im not the only one.
THIS POEM RELATES TO EVERY ASPECT OF MY LIFE. I REALIZED THAT I AM IN LOVE WITH MY BEST FRIEND, ERIC. BUT, I TOLD HIM TOO LATE BECAUSE HE STARTED DATING SOMEONE THE DAY AFTER I TOLD HIM. I WANT HIM TO READ THIS POEM SO HE CAN KNOW EXACTLY HOW I FEEL!!
Aww I got tears in my eyes :*( I LOVE THIS POEM good job it's exactly how I feel about my best friend but it just seems to me that he doesn't even care!
this is a really great poem. wehn i first read i wanted to cry. maybe one day you and him will be together. like you told him to ask the lord for help and to pray every day that is what you should do.
I loved your poem so much,because it relates to me in some way.
i love this poem. it is soooo tru
Out of all the poems that i have read, i loved this poem the best. I know how it feels to be this person because i was in a same situation. It brought back many memories. Hope there are more poems like these. I also have some of my poems that i will submit to this page in the future.
I know exactly how you feel. I just told my friend not too long ago how I felt about him and now his exgirlfriend wants him back. she treated him like dirt! It hurts to see that he wants her back too, but whatever makes him happy will make me happy, even though, I am really crying inside. Keep your hopes up, maybe some day reality will hit him like it hit you and pray that SOMEDAY you can be together. For now be you, and all you can be, and remember there are others out there. Maybe you'll meet someone who could possess your heart, not even as well as he could. Good luck. I'll keep you in my thoughts and in my prayers. Keep your dreams, hopes, and wishes alive.
Great poem. Looked all over and was sweet action. Thanx for the entertainment.
This was a really good poem and me and my friend cried over it, it was really touching
This is a great poem. A while ago my best friend was haveing troubbles with her boyfriend and I was helping her mend her heart. Then I realized that I was falling in love with her. when I told her she just said "I dont know what to say," Now she is getting back togeather with her boyfriend even though he treats her bad sometimes. And now I am broken Hearted once again.
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