come into our lives
and quickly go...
become friends and stay awhile...
leaving beautiful footprints
on our hearts...
and we are never quite the same
because we have made
A Good Friend Indeed!
|A simple friend has never seen you cry.|
A Real friend has shoulders soggy from
A simple friend doesn't know your
parent's first names.
A Real friend has their phone numbers
in his/her address book.
A simple friend brings a bottle of wine to
A Real friend comes early to help you
prepare and stays late to help you clean.
A simple friend hates it when you call after
he/she has gone to bed.
A Real friend asks you why you took so
long to call.
A simple friend seeks to talk with you
about their problems.
A Real friend seeks to help you with
A simple friend thinks the friendship is
over when you have an argument.
A Real friend knows that it's not a
friendship until after you've survived
A simple friend expects you to be there
A Real friend expects to always be there
A simple friend will read and throw away
A Real friend will reply and check to make
sure it was received.
A Real friend is hard to find,
but cherished all the more.