'What Is A Friend?' Personalised Poem Print

Bespoke Verse
£14.00


A witty and affectionate friendship poem. All about friends - the fabulous female ones, that is! Can be adapted to suit the recipient.

Our funny, heartfelt friend print makes the perfect gift for a best friend - whether it's her birthday, christmas, or a special occasion like being a bridesmaid.

The poem is a very unique gift for a treasured friend. The print comes unframed but we would be happy to frame it for you.

Written by Bespoke Verse poet Joanna Miller, this poem began as a gift for her sister. It led to Bespoke Verse's range of 'What is a...?' poems that have featured in magazines such as VOGUE and Easy Living.

Whether she's a listening ear, a tireless shopper or a birthday surpriser, everyone will recognise the bond described in 'What is a Friend?'

For an additional fee, you can add a message at the bottom. To do this we remove lines 18 & 20 and change the order of the lines at the end.


The poem is printed onto the highest quality GF Smith white A4 card (250gsm) using Dura-Bright waterproof ink. There is no mount around the print. Please note the print has a 3mm white border. The unframed print is despatched in a super stiff envelope.

We would be happy to frame the print for you. The lightweight wooden frame is matt white with a slightly grained effect. It has a hook for wall hanging. The front is perspex.

Each frame is hand finished in the UK by Fine Art Trade Guild commended framers using Italian moulding. The product is dispatched in a purpose-made picture box.

The print is H30 x W21cm (A4) and when framed is H34.5 x W25.7 x D2cm.

What is a Friend?

A winer, a diner, an outfit designer

A ringer, a bringer, a karaoke singer

A meeter, a greeter, a chocolate eater

A debater, relater, a smile reinstater.

A lift provider, an on-your-sider

A diva, a bopper, a tireless shopper

A lender, a sender, a book recommender

A snorter, a sniggerer, infectious giggler.

A baker, a caker, a mate mickey-taker

An ally, a sister, a gentle arm twister

A lip-gloss provider, a secret confider

A thinker, a winker, a latte drinker.

A texter, a writer, a party inviter

A colleague, a carer, a problem-sharer

A cocktail blender & cheeky rule bender

A gossipy chatterer, forgiver & flatterer.

A handbag borrower, a ring-tomorrower

A holiday planner, a poolside tanner (line 18)

A ‘stop for a cuppa’, a date fixer-upper

A free babysitter & fellow keep-fitter. (line 20)

A listening ear, a loyal volunteer

A welcome inquisitor, spare bed visitor

A misser, a kisser, a cinema hisser

A fellow fat-fighter, a stay late at nighter

A birthday surpriser & cherished adviser

A laugher, a kidder, anxiety ridder...

That’s what makes a friend!

Copyright Joanna Miller 2012. (Author's permission required to reproduce this poem.)

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