Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Oct 20, 2004
A true friend will care enough to confront you.
"Give me the avowed, the erect, the manly foe;
Bold I can meet, perhaps return his blow;
But of all the plagues, good heaven, thy wrath can send;
Save, oh save me from the candid friend!"
This poem speaks about an aspect of friendship which most of us would probably rather do without, but