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Lean on Me by Bill Withers

Sometimes in our lives We all have pain, we all have sorrow But if we are wise We know that there’s always tomorrow Lean on me when you’re not strong And I’ll be your friend, I’ll help you carry on … Continue reading

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Choose by Carl Sandburg

The single clenched fist lifted and ready, Or the open asking hand held out and waiting. Choose: For we meet by one or the other. Carl Sandburg 1878–1967 Rupture by Russell Boyle

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To My Excellent Lucasia, on Our Friendship by Katherine Philips

I did not live until this time Crowned my felicity, When I could say without a crime, I am not thine, but thee. This carcass breathed, and walked, and slept, So that the world believed There was a soul the … Continue reading

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Fragment 10: The Three Sorts of Friends by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Though friendships differ endless in degree, The sorts, methinks, may be reduced to three. Ac quaintance many, and Con quaintance few; But for In quaintance I know only two— The friend I’ve mourned with, and the maid I woo! Samuel … Continue reading

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