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Thursday, 5 March 2009

The beauty that is, Friendship...


Life is long... It’s all our own; but when we are with friends, ‘estranged’ will be a word never to be heard. Time is the number of moments we find, and it fills our lives with joy and happiness. But when we part from friends, time will no longer seem what it used to be. We never know what the future has in store, yet  the  thoughts of  friendship  and  the bonds we  share will bring us much needed  solace. They  say  time heals; nevertheless the moment of estrangement will be hard to heal.


The shadows of life will grow longer
Some days will be happy, some sad,
Yet the fiendship you’ve made will grow stronger
As you think of the good times you’ve had.

A sincere friend is a precious possession,
Whose value increases with years;
Suffering may come to assail you...
Empathetic friends can allay all of your fears.

The days that are gone will leave memories,
And memories are precious to keep;
They bring solace to life like pleasant melodies 
That charm you and lull you to sleep.

Our days gather speed in their passing
With multiplied ills that attend...
Yet, you’ll weather safely each hurdle
When you feel the embrace of a loyal friend.
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68 comments:

WarmSunshine said...

That was very sweet Kartz :)
Very sweet indeed.

I hope everything's fine at your end. My apologies for dropping in after so long.

Take care.

Arnab Majumdar said...

It's very apparent from this poem that you're very close to your friends. Well written, really conveyed your emotions well.

яノςんム said...

wow :)
u know i get short of words always wen it comes to praising ur writing skills :)

bondgal_rulz said...

Beautifully written.

True fiendship indeed is beautiful. :)

americanising desi said...

warmth and sweetness gushing out ;)

the pink orchid said...

what a beautiful way of expressing the value of a loyal friend.. :)

Nivedita said...

Your facebook tag said that you don't believe in best friends. Just out of curiosity..why exactly?
Sorry for the intrusive manner of question :)

Praveen said...

This must be the simplest of your poems for the simple reason that I dint have to consult the dictionary..
Loved the feelings attached to those lines..
and good to see you back:D

kanagu said...

Nice thoughts Kartz..
I loved this poem :)

Ani said...

hnnmmm that was lovely :)

Keshi said...

Kartz that was BEAUTIFUL! It just goes to show how much u CARE abt ur friends.

I agree..Time heals, but the moment of Estrangement is hard to deal...well-said there. Im going thru it now but I hv to go thru it all to KNOW wuts on the other side. if u know wut I mean. Its very difficult right now for me, but I know I'll be bak in the arms my friends with a HIGHER love...with a higher purpose.

So will u wait for me? :)

*HUGZ*

Keshi.

Sneha said...

I am touched.
beautifully written.:)

Arnav said...

Amazing KArtz ... :)

jayu said...

What a beautiful,heartwarming ode to friends, and friendship!
Thank you,my friend.

MAN IN PAINTING said...

Beautiful Kartz..
very good..
wishes to you.
take care

Sashu... said...

this is simply lovely!! :)

n de blog update was about my other blog post i gather..the prose one... check here www.sasha-me.blogspot.com :)

Pallav said...

Firendship..I donno it has given me immense pleasure and pains parallelly...hmm...i wish u will always be fortunate enough with friendship...May god blessu,,
but yes after reading this it has thrown me again in my past....
and yes time heals everything and u never know wen ur closeness will become farness with ur friend...
Sorry for all this..
but I wish, u will always remain close to ur friend and viceversa
have grt time... nice post.. it touched..

Gauri Mathur said...

Lovely!
:):)

Trinaa said...

awesome!

Nivedita said...

Thank you for replying. You have a very different way of doing things, I must say :)

Kartz said...

##WarmSunshine
Gratias, Mehreen.

All is well, thank you. Hope to hear the same from you, too.

Tc.

Kartz said...

##Arnab Majumdar
Thank you for the kind mention.

Yes, I do take pride and feel blessed to have befriended some *gems* in a human avatar.

Kartz said...

##Richa
Come on yaar... I am not that *good*. A long way to go.

Thanks. :)

Kartz said...

##bondgal_rulz
Beautiful, indeed. :) Merci, madamoiselle!

Tara said...

Sweet and simple. :) Friends are indeed such an important part of our existence. Beautiful. :)

Kartz said...

##americanising desi
Glad you like it, di... :)

Kartz said...

##the pink orchid
Thank you for the appreciation, Kajal.

Kartz said...

##Nivedita
Replied. :)

Kartz said...

##Praveen
Thanks a bunch, dude... Yes, it is quite different from my other poems.

Thanks, in part, to Siddharth who told me, not too long ago, to try my hand with simpler words... Waiting for him to read this...

Kartz said...

##kanagu
Thanks, buddy... :)

Kartz said...

##Ani
Gracias señorita... :)

Kartz said...

##Keshi
Glad you like it. And yes, not just me, *all* of your friends eagerly await your return.

Take care.

*hugs*

Kartz said...

##Sneha
Thank you, Sneha... :)

Kartz said...

##Arnav</b
Glad you find it so, mate..!

Kartz said...

##jayu
Thank you, Auntie! :)

Kartz said...

##Man in Painting
Muchas gracis, señor...

Kartz said...

##Sashu
Thanks, dudette... :)

Kartz said...

##Sashu
And yes, I did check it! :)

Kartz said...

##Pallav
Thank you for the warm words.

Welcome to Contorted Reality. I appreciate your stopping by to leave a note. I appreciate your time.

And yes, we never know when such closeness will lead to a chasm.

Kartz said...

##Pallav
I appreciate your readership. Gratias,

Peace. Have a nice day.

Kartz said...

##Gauri Mathur
Thanks. Glad you liked it.

Kartz said...

##Trinaa
Thank you.

Welcome to Contorted Reality. I appreciate your time to stop by and leave a note.

Hope to see you more often.

Peace.

Kartz said...

##Nivedita
My pleasure.

Glad you asked. :)

Kartz said...

##Tara
Merci, madamoiselle. :)

Sophie said...

Nice one!!

Matangi Mawley said...

really good!! :) i miss j-sec!

V. Archana said...

beautifully written. but,i also second Pallav. Lately ive been feeling the bad abt it,hope its just a stat of paranoia.

anyways, good day ahead! :)

mona said...

wow... that was really very sweet... feelings dripping from each word... straight from the heart....

enjoyed every bit of it... hope everythings fine on your side... keep writing...tc... !!!

Anonymous said...

Simple and sweet...

Obsidian said...

nice wurds mate...... touching.....

check my StoryWrite page...

Towards reclamation said...

First line last para ... in fact the first 2 ... BEAUTIFUL! .. not that the whole poem is not beautiful .. but those 2 lines touched some chords within ...
:)

Kartz said...

##Sophie
Thanks.

Welcome to Contorted Reality. Hope to see often... :)

Peace.

Kartz said...

##Matangi Mawley
Memories...

Posted this in our community, too.

Kartz said...

##Archana
Life comes a circle. Trust things to be fine soon.

Thanks for the read.

Peace. Be well.

Kartz said...

##mona
Thanks; good to see you again.

How are/were your exams?

Kartz said...

##Anonymous
Thanks...

Kartz said...

##Obsidian
Thanks; yes, will do...

Kartz said...

##Towards reclamation
Thanks a ton bro'... Well, check my reply to Praveen. :) You'll know why I wanted you to read this...

Glad you could relate to it. 'Cos, well... I do too. Hence those two lines you just referred to!

Take care.

Towards reclamation said...

ha ha ha .. lol

:)

I somehow believe simplicity leaves a greater impact ..

even with my new ones am tryin to accommodate some big words .. they do fit in .. but when i read them they dont satisfy me ... i mean the flow of a person who does nt understand the word would be affected .. and hence the impact lost ..

Kartz said...

Hmmm... Yeah, true.

Lets see. Hope I continue refraining from bombast-ism (as was described by an anonymous fellow not too long ago. Huh! :P to him/her/it) though it will be tough... :)

verbivorehere said...

you'd by now know how much it touches me...odes to old friends :) ...its just too sweet.. nd wit all their sweetness hav u explained. today or ystrday..i dnt remember..i came to ur site nd ths post was nt visible..the heading was thr..bt nthing else

Kartz said...

##verbivore
Thank you ma'am... :)

Lena said...

a beautiful and a sweet tribute to friendship.. impressive!

rampantheart said...

Frankly speaking, I didnt expect such a post from you! Why you of all, about the virtues of friendship? LOL

It was a nice read, though I could relate more to the estrangement part! Hmm.

Kartz said...

##Lena
Danke!

Kartz said...

##rampantheart
** Why you of all, about the virtues of friendship? LOL
- Erm... I am not *that* stone-hearted. :P

Thanks for the read, mate...

Agnes said...

I agree :-)

Friends are everything.

Kartz said...

##Agnes
Thank you, and welcome to Contorted Reality. I appreciate your time.

Hope to see you more often...

Peace.

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