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Clara Odelia Ciutara


True Friend


Friend gives you smile
But true friend gives you happiness

Friend will lie about you
But true friend won’t tell your weakness

Friend knives your back
But true friend will slog your face

Thousands friends come when you’re happy
But only one true friend comes when you cry

Friend comes when he needs you
But true friend comes when you need him

Friend leaves when everybody does
But true friend comes when everybody leaves

Friend comes and leaves
But true friend is yours forever

Submitted: Monday, December 14, 2009
Edited: Saturday, July 09, 2011

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  • Rookie - 595 Points Saadat Tahir (7/10/2011 12:30:00 PM)

    your proverbial true friend...is a hard to find now in this world....
    but u touched it nicely
    :)
    sat (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 32 Points Abdallah Gamal (7/10/2011 12:08:00 AM)

    Omg.. gr8 emotions with a lil. words u actually find up of makin. a difference between the true friends who stand behind u and the fake... u're talented :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sylvie Hauser (7/8/2011 10:14:00 AM)

    Clara~
    This poem is amazing. It really makes you think about whether your friends are true friends or not. I think that you got the difference between friends and true friends just right. Nice poem! ! (: (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Zoe Nekoofar (4/25/2010 3:36:00 PM)

    dear clara
    this poem is just amazing, its so inspiring it shows what people do to us and we may do to them, true friends are hard to find, but everyone will find one at some point in their life, ide love to read more of your poems and im sure others do too,
    keep wrighting and be sure you have many fans; -) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dr.tony Brahmin (4/25/2010 1:20:00 AM)

    Dear Clara,
    very nice poem. at the age of 15 you have such insights. very nice ideed! !
    keep on writing. life has much more to teach you. it is a long way. you are going to learn so much and when you are gifted, then you can share your great insights with so many. thank you for sharing your poems. thank you for asking me to read this poem. i loved it. God bless you always. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 261 Points Adeline Foster (4/21/2010 7:20:00 PM)

    Dear, Dear Clara:
    I did enjoy your poem and I would like you to read mine called The Bloom of Youth.
    Keep writing and don't rush through life. There is so much new information to be gained when you let life come to you. I wish you all the best.
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Rookie John Knight (12/14/2009 10:09:00 AM)

    Hi Clara - Lovely poem - lovely girl - I score it TEN (Scorer not working) . I always like to be a true friend giving (you) happiness - confidentiallity - a snog (not a SLOG!) - drying your tears - available - faithful - eternal. really true friends are hard to find - keep them if you do find them. There are lesser friends who we call AQUAINTANCES They do - smile - lie - stab you in the back - fair weather friends -selfish - fickle and transient. It is important to be able to distinguish between someone who is just an Aquaintance and someone who is a True Friend. I love being your true friend CLARA. Love you in Poetry - JOHN (Report) Reply

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