Akhtar Jawad

Gold Star - 39,258 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!


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Fundamentals of Friendship

Comments about A Friend by Akhtar Jawad

  • Gold Star - 6,219 Points 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

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,359 Points Joseph Dela Sulh (losembe) (7/26/2015 11:56:00 PM)

    I like it. friendship needs trust (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,384 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (5/15/2015 9:27:00 AM)

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

  • Gold Star - 12,394 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 12,394 Points 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

    Gold Star - 39,258 Points Akhtar Jawad (4/30/2015 4:30:00 AM)

    Thanks, Dear Bri.

  • Gold Star - 24,093 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 5,037 Points 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

  • Silver Star - 3,783 Points 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

  • Freshman - 554 Points 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

  • Bronze Star - 2,722 Points Khalid Saifullah (12/28/2014 5:36:00 PM)

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

  • Gold Star - 12,944 Points Abdulrazak Aralimatti (12/26/2014 1:07:00 AM)

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

  • Gold Star - 16,849 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 16,849 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 41,950 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 4,993 Points Walterrean Salley (10/28/2014 4:38:00 AM)

    Everyone needs good friends, they are priceless and make life so much better. Blessings to you and your lovely wife-friend. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,036 Points Paul Sebastian (10/16/2014 4:22:00 AM)

    To find a friend and a saviour in your wife is the best thing one would ask for in life. You are indeed blessed! . You have put down the prerequisite of friendship nicely. Great write! Thank you. You may want to read mine on the same take: A True Friend. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 41,979 Points Roseann Shawiak (9/18/2014 11:11:00 PM)

    What a great tribute to your wife, Akhtar! Friendship is fulfilling especially when it culminates in marriage. Being best friends for life makes for the best of marriages. Truthfulness in friendship is the essential ingredient, it creates a lasting trust between two people. I can only imagine the beauty of your relationship with your wife. A wonderful expression you have given to your wife of an everlasting love. Thank you for sharing this one also. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,036 Points Paul Sebastian (8/20/2014 1:55:00 AM)

    A great write! Friendship is not easy, only survived by those who know how to value and treasure friendship.
    A wife is a great friend to have.

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

  • Gold Star - 9,259 Points Geetha Jayakumar (7/9/2014 5:43:00 AM)

    A fabulous write on friend and friendships. Very true said in each lines, true friends can do a lot, especially if one is blessed with. Beautiful poem. Loved reading each lines. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,837 Points Khalida Bano Ali (7/3/2014 8:13:00 PM)

    Yes we are like birds, we love our nest. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 5, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 5, 2014


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