Friend


Rain falls for one

But not another;

Such is the way life goes.

A friend is someone

That holds the umbrella,

So you don’t have to do it alone.

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24 thoughts on “Friend

  1. Debbie July 25, 2012 / 6:51 AM

    Most times I’ve shared an umbrella, we’ve BOTH gotten wet!!

    • jannatwrites July 25, 2012 / 5:31 PM

      Well, Debbie, at least you were both wet together 🙂

  2. pattyabr July 25, 2012 / 7:45 AM

    my husband took an umbrella to a concert the other night to share if needed. I am glad though that we didn’t have to share it. rain at an outdoor concert is not ideal.

    • jannatwrites July 25, 2012 / 5:33 PM

      Rain at any outdoor event generally isn’t fun. However, I remember being at a waterpark during a lightning storm…I was fifteen, and I thought it was pretty exciting 🙂

  3. Jonesingafter40 July 25, 2012 / 8:19 AM

    Short but sweet and a nice photo to boot!

    • jannatwrites July 25, 2012 / 5:34 PM

      Thanks, Jonesing. Getting the boys that close together “touching” was nearly impossible 🙂

  4. newwhitebear July 25, 2012 / 8:37 AM

    It’s right. The friend holds the umbrella without telling nothing.

    • jannatwrites July 25, 2012 / 5:35 PM

      A few good friends make life better 🙂 Thanks for reading, Newwhitebear.

    • jannatwrites July 25, 2012 / 5:37 PM

      Thanks, Phil. I’m glad you stopped by to read this one 🙂

    • jannatwrites July 25, 2012 / 5:38 PM

      I’ve found that the times I don’t want a friend around are the times I need them most. Thanks for stopping by, Carl.

    • jannatwrites July 25, 2012 / 8:14 PM

      Thank, Patti. I’m glad you enjoyed this one 🙂

    • jannatwrites July 26, 2012 / 10:21 PM

      Thanks, Linda. I’m glad you enjoyed this one!

  5. GodGirl July 27, 2012 / 4:02 AM

    Yes! So much substance in these few lines. Really sums up true, ‘getting alongside each other’ friendship for me.

    • jannatwrites July 27, 2012 / 5:46 AM

      I’m glad you can relate, GodGirl. Friendship is so simple, yet complicated at the same time!

  6. Val July 27, 2012 / 6:20 AM

    Very well expressed. 🙂

    • jannatwrites July 27, 2012 / 6:41 PM

      Thanks, Val! I appreciate you stopping by to read it.

  7. Sandra July 28, 2012 / 9:44 PM

    This reminds me of the different sentiments of sharing an umbrella: sometimes romantic, sometimes annoying, sometimes not by choice. But I like yours: so that one’s not alone. =)

    • jannatwrites July 28, 2012 / 10:55 PM

      I think most often people prefer not to share an umbrella, unless it’s an extra big one, because everyone ends up drenched 🙂 Where I live, it hardly rains, so my umbrella blocks the sunshine. Thanks for reading and sharing your thoughts on the poem, Sandra.

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