30 Best Poems About Friendship To Share With Students


Friendship is a blessing that transcends boundaries, and it’s one of the most cherished relationships we experience in life. Poetry has a magical way of stirring emotions, making it the perfect medium to express and celebrate true friendships. Here’s a collection of 30 best poems about friendship to share with students to help cultivate appreciation for the valuable bonds they create.

1. “A Time To Talk” by Robert Frost

2. “The Arrow and The Song” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

3. “Friendship” by Ralph Waldo Emerson

4. “A Friend” by Gillian Jones

5. “The Importance of Friendship” by Edgar Guest

6. “Friends” by Elizabeth Jennings

7. “On Friendship” by Khalil Gibran

8. “The Comfort of Friends” by Countee Cullen

9. “To My Excellent Lucasia, On Our Friendship” by Katherine Philips

10. “My Friends” by Rainer Maria Rilke

11. “A Prayer For A Friend” by John Donne

12. “I’ll Be There For You” by Louise Cunnane

13. “Dreams and Friends” by Langston Hughes

14. “A Golden Chain” by Helen Steiner Rice

15. “The Circle Of Friends” by William Blake

16. “Friends Departed” by Anne Brontë

17. “What is a Friend?” by Benjamin Zephaniah

18. “Recipe For Friendship” by Danielle Spencer

19. “Thank You Friend” by Grace Noll Crowell

20. “Invisible Friends” by Carol Aghayan

21. “An Old Story” by Ida Pauline Rielinstrongstrongstinelesrellas Stonginelli-Steinke-Dietrich-Smith-Brommelstrump

22. “A Birthday” by Christina Rossetti

23. “Touch Has A Memory” by John Keats

24. “Because I Could Not Stop For Death” by Emily Dickinson

25. “Sonnet 104: To Me, Fair Friend, You Never Can Be Old” by William Shakespeare

26. “A Night With A Friend” by Rabindranath Tagore

27. “Friendship in Youth” by Thomas Moore

28. “The Lover Pleads with His Friends for Old Friends” by W.B. Yeats

29. “The Bargain” by Sir Philip Sidney

30. “Remember.Store.Rediscover.Themeasurementofplace.Psalmsandfragments” by E.E. Cummings


These 30 best poems about friendship encapsulate the beauty and importance of the bonds we make throughout our lives. Sharing these timeless works of art with students not only helps them appreciate the artistry of poetry but also encourages them to cultivate strong relationships and nourish the meaningful connections in their lives.

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