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True Friendship Does Exist!

My first effort to write in response to Ms. Brenda Ariedge's word prompt "Friendship" .

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True Friendship Does Exist!

Friendship is not just a bond you make

It is a fondness that grows on you,

Fluent and spontaneous,

Genuine and true.


Many songs have been sung on friendship

And a lot of verses spared,

But what matters is the emotions

And the fact that you truly care.


A friend should be a well-wisher

Who holds you when you feel broken,

With kindness and compassion,

Words need not always be spoken.


The presence of a true friend

Is enough to give you hope,

To move on with your hardships

To heal and to cope.


And not only in your troubles,

You do need someone to share,

Your triumph and your happiness,

Without getting a hidden spiteful glare!


And even if you are far apart

It should not matter much,

The affection should stay alive in your hearts,

It's strength should be as such.


Though not many may have true friends

But true friendship does exist,

Blessed are those who have such friendship

To fill their lives with bliss!


Farah N Huq
11.04.2021

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© 2021 Farah N Huq

Comments

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 14, 2021:

Yes, absolutely! I agree with you, dear Mary. True friends are surely our lifelines and it is always good to have them around us. Thank you so much for sharing your opinion on the topic. Stay blessed, dear Mary.

Mary Norton from Ontario, Canada on April 14, 2021:

Farah, friendship is a lifeline for me. I have had my grade school friends, high school and university ones. It's a treasure to have them.

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 14, 2021:

Thank you, dear Lorna, for your positive feedback once again. I am glad to know that you liked the poem. Yes, you are so right. Friends are truly the family we choose for ourselves. That sentence itself sums it up very well. Stay blessed dear.

Lorna Lamon on April 13, 2021:

I loved this beautiful poem Farah which reminded me of the quote " Friends are the family we choose for ourselves". Pooh Bear really does sum it up perfectly, much like your poem. I hope you receive this comment, as your piece has already been moved.

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 12, 2021:

and I love the way you write (wink) haha. It's so cute! Glad you liked it, dear Treshty! Much love and blessings for you! ;)

Chrish Canosa from Manila Philippines on April 12, 2021:

I simply fell in love with those lines Ms Farah. " what matters is the emotions

And the fact that you truly care."

Indeed my friend. Those days that he/she doesn't want to see sunshine but still, you sit there and cry with her/him. Priceless . Much love and blessings !!!(wink)

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 11, 2021:

Got my much awaited feedback from Brenda. Posting it below:

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Farah,

Thank you!

This is a great poem on Friendship.

I'm so glad you decided to bless us with your talent.

This part...

"But what matters is the emotions

And the fact that you truly care."

Shows the feelings of true friendship.

Your poem flows so naturally & your word choices describe friendship to a tee.

The story of Winnie the Pooh & Piglet is a nice touch.

We don't need words...we can be there for one another.

I will post a link in the article

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Thank you once again for your appreciation, Brenda. I am much delighted to get such a positive feedback! Stay blessed dear.

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 11, 2021:

Thank you, dear Ravi, for your inspiring feedback. I am delighted to know that you liked it. Would be looking forward to getting more feedbacks from you. Stay blessed always!

Ravi Rajan from Mumbai on April 11, 2021:

Well written Farah. This is a great response to Brenda's challenge that is not only thought provoking but also conveys a powerful message about true friendship. Thanks for sharing.

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 11, 2021:

Absolutely true, dear Peggy. Even most of my school friends got scattered but we do keep in touch and everytime we meet again it hardly feels that we haven't been together. Yes, with time we do add on new friends. Life is a journey where not everyone you know will travel with you till the end. We enter and will exit the world, alone. What we have in between are memories, hopefully fond ones, of people who accompanied us along the way. Stay blessed dear.

Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on April 11, 2021:

I a wishing you a Piglet to sit beside you if you have a difficult day, Farah. Yours is a brilliant response to Brenda's prompt about friendship.

One of my best friends lives on the other side of the world. We no longer see one another, but the memories of times spent together and the occasional telephone call and letters between us keep our friendships alive and well. True and lasting friendships are a blessing!

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 11, 2021:

Yes! I hope she likes it too, dear Misbah. Eagerly waiting to get her feedback on it :)

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 11, 2021:

I am very happy to know that you enjoyed the poem, dear Misbah! Yes, the spirit and the bond is what matters. May we all be blessed enough to be surrounded by true friends.

Misbah Sheikh from The World of Poets on April 11, 2021:

A beautiful response to Brenda's Prompt. I am sure she will like it

Peace

Misbah Sheikh from The World of Poets on April 11, 2021:

Farah, Thanks a lot for sharing this beautiful poem. I enjoyed every single word. Yes, true friendship does exist and distances never matters. The spirit should stay alive in hearts.

Blessings dear friend

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 11, 2021:

Thank you so much, John, once again for your appreciation and inspiring words! The Difficult Day story of Pooh and Piglet is one of my favourites on friendship, short and cute and yet goes into depth of explaining what true friendship is all about. I kind of enjoyed attempting this word prompt, thanks to Brenda! Glad you liked reading it :)

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 11, 2021:

Wa alaikumas salam (may peace be upon you) too, dear Manatita! You, most definitely, are a friend! In fact, the HubPages community has somewhat turned into an extended family. Thank you for your acknowledgement and sincere blessings. Dhonnobaad (Thank you)

John Hansen from Queensland Australia on April 11, 2021:

A wonderful poem about friendship in response to Brenda's challenge, Farah. The Difficult Day story with Pooh and Piglet is delightful and added to it as a perfect example of friendship.

manatita44 from london on April 11, 2021:

Assalamu Alaikum Farah. Kayfa Haluki?

Very noble effort and blessings to you this Sunday. The additional pooh dialogue is quite cute.

I'm a friend, no? More kudos to Brenda. Jazaki Allahu Khairan

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 11, 2021:

Please feel free to leave your comments, opinion or questions below. I'll be more than happy to answer them.

With love,

Farah N Huq

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