Akhtar Jawad

Gold Star - 68,444 Points (8-2-1945 / Gorakhpur)

A Friend - Poem by Akhtar Jawad

Friendship is an amazing relationship,
I don't know how others understand,
I don't know how others withstand,
It is something hidden and locked by a zip.

By the passage of time,
A friend is gradually exposed,
Constituents are often decomposed,
Keeping the relations becomes a crime.

If the common interest,
Is very much alike,
And if the same thing, both dislike,
The friend is nearer than nearest.

I never found dearer than dearest,
Wish you good luck and all the best.

Friendship needs trust and sighting,
Often a friend like a comedian of Hollywood,
Says or writes some thing not very good
Ask him to explain his saying or writing.

Before changing your attitude or the behavior,
You should inform your friend about his lacks,
Don't make his heart a wall of cracks,
You shouldn't be destroyer, act like a savior.

I didn't find a savior in my life,
Except one, my lovely wife!

Topic(s) of this poem: friend


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Fundamentals of Friendship

Comments about A Friend by Akhtar Jawad

  • Vaidyanathan Ram Iyer (5/20/2016 4:44:00 AM)

    An friendship is spoken in open hearted where it could not done with
    Parents or spouces. (Report) Reply

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  • Pamela Sinicrope Pamela Sinicrope (5/10/2016 2:59:00 PM)

    This is a wonderful poem about the meaning of friendship, told in a deep yet lighthearted manner. I loved the ending...friend and wife are one and the best of all. (Report) Reply

  • Abhilasha Bhatt Abhilasha Bhatt (2/18/2016 11:56:00 AM)

    Friend is life and friendship is soul and energy in that life.....Beautiful....loved it....thank you for sharing :) (Report) Reply

  • Marie Shine Marie Shine (1/28/2016 7:23:00 AM)

    I love this finely crafted poem which is a wonderful tribute to your beloved wife dear Akhtar, who is your best forever friend. Friends come and go with the passing of time and as you so eloquently say in your poem, expose their true depths as time goes on. Some friends stay in our lives forever and grace it with their faithfulness. I love how you give all of the elements to your reader which go to make up friendship and I love the very simple title, which drew me in to read the poem. When one finds that their lover and their wife are one and the same person, what a most wondrous feeling it must be! Exquisite penning! I loved reading this poem very much, Akhtar and I, thank you for sharing it with me today. God bless you and your dear wife always, you are the eternal lovers... (Report) Reply

  • Aarzoo Mehek Aarzoo Mehek (12/28/2015 7:26:00 AM)

    I didn't find a savior in my life,
    Except one, my lovely wife!

    Awwwwwww that's such a beautiful end, You are one lucky man as you have a trustworthy companion. Loved reading it...

    By the passage of time,
    A friend is gradually exposed,
    Constituents are often decomposed,
    Keeping the relations becomes a crime.

    I was disheartened after reading this as I know we all have one villain safely tucked in our life. God save the mankind from such people. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (12/21/2015 7:39:00 AM)

    Real friends are the very positve taste of lifel. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain Melvina Germain (8/2/2015 10:05:00 PM)

    Sometimes we have a friend and don't realize it until they're gone. I like this poem as it speaks truth, friendship and trust go hand in hand..... (Report) Reply

  • Joseph Dela Sulh (losembe) Joseph Dela Sulh (losembe) (7/26/2015 11:56:00 PM)

    I like it. friendship needs trust (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (5/15/2015 9:27:00 AM)

    A towering tribute to a wonderful wife! (Report) Reply

  • Bri Edwards Bri Edwards (5/2/2015 12:48:00 PM)

    ok, my friend. this is off to my May 2015 A Showcase For PH Poets. bri :) (Report) Reply

  • Bri Edwards Bri Edwards (4/29/2015 8:25:00 PM)

    my favorite lines:

    Before changing your attitude or the behavior,
    You should inform your friend about his lacks,
    Don't make his heart a wall of cracks,
    You shouldn't be destroyer, act like a savior.

    i like the rhyme scheme and you pull it off pretty well. some of it is unclear to me, but....hey....i'm an american! what can you expect from me? !

    :) bri (Report) Reply

    Akhtar Jawad Akhtar Jawad (4/30/2015 4:30:00 AM)

    Thanks, Dear Bri.

  • Kumarmani Mahakul Kumarmani Mahakul (4/20/2015 6:45:00 PM)

    I didn't find a savior in my life,
    Except one, my lovely wife! ........yes, a good wife is a best friend and a savior. Deeply envisioned. Excellent collocation. A meaningful poem. Thanks a lot. (Report) Reply

  • Charity Nduhiu Charity Nduhiu (4/17/2015 4:22:00 AM)

    Wow! I didn't find a savior in my life,
    Except one, my lovely wife! Your wife must be very happy. Others should follow suit. Sweet Poem (Report) Reply

  • Jaishree Nair Jaishree Nair (3/14/2015 7:10:00 AM)

    A great tribute to wife ; the best friend and savior. Blessed are those whose bond is rooted with this knowledge. Thank you. Enjoyed reading (Report) Reply

  • James Fitzpatrick (1/6/2015 1:08:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem about a journey in life and realising in the end, your one true trusted partner is the one who has been beside you all along.... (Report) Reply

  • Khalid Saifullah (12/28/2014 5:36:00 PM)

    A lovely and nice write on friendship...........10 (Report) Reply

  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti Abdulrazak Aralimatti (12/26/2014 1:07:00 AM)

    Truly said wife is a friend in need and deed (Report) Reply

  • Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (12/10/2014 4:29:00 AM)

    Honestly one of the best poems on friendship I have ever read......so profoundly penned with very touching words
    makes this piece very outstanding and exceptional........10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (12/10/2014 4:29:00 AM)

    Honestly one of the best poems on friendship I have ever read......so profoundly penned with very touching words
    makes this piece very outstanding and exceptional........10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Chinedu Dike (12/2/2014 10:26:00 PM)

    Your wife for sure is your bundle of joy - a friend indeed. I like the articulation of the piece, the way you captured the bliss of love shared with your wife. A lovely piece of poetry. Thanks for sharing and for reading my poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 5, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 5, 2014


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