FRIENDSHIP

[a Tasteless Greeting Card from PaulMark] [I would hope it goes without saying that these sonnets are jokes which parody sappy Hallmark and Blue Mountain cards…]

What earns a friend the lofty rank of “dear”?
A friend insists we always ask for more.
…She’ll make us drink another round of beer
Although we’d rather stop at twenty-four.
A friend is like a loving sis or bro
[Or other relative you think is nice]
…Who’s always there to say, “I told you so!
If only you had taken my advice.”
A friend’s our confidant and closest bud
…Until the day our bosom buddy meets
A gorgeous mare or handsome, single stud
To share the space between the bed and sheets.
The sort of friend a person calls “the best”
Displays these traits more fully than the rest.

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2 thoughts on “FRIENDSHIP

  1. Martha Kennedy

    Yep. That “luv” thing has destroyed many a friendship. Makes one think of one is really a friend or just a way to mark time…

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  2. paulwhitberg Post author

    It happens. Most of us are guilty of forgetting about our friends when we enter a romantic relationship. Thank you for reading and taking the time to comment:)

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