It’s For Forever!

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Time flies. Circumstances change. Faces become unfamiliar. We age.

It is ironical though – the fact that we meet millions of people in different phases our lives, but we manage to stick on to only a few. A few become strangers, a few, acquaintances, a few, family, and a few, friends, for life – because, we connect with them like we do with nobody else. The wavelength, the rapport, the understanding, the warmth.

To those few of you in my life – you belong to me.

It doesn’t matter in which part of the world you live, it doesn’t matter if we don’t converse everyday, it doesn’t matter that today ain’t friendship day – but – I love you.

I am, because you help me be.

Thank you, for, you connect with me the way I am,  you connect with my flaws, with my  follies. With my imperfections. With my eccentricity. With my absurdity.

This bond we share, just so you know, is for forever. 

💖

​The Transformation. 💝

“That’s a nice house. But isn’t it a bit too small?
Would it be able to fit in you all?”

“No, but this would, literally, bring us together,

Get us to see a lot more of each other, 

Teach us to adjust and accommodate,

Make us spend a lot more time every day than just on an ear-marked date,

Above everything else, I hope the smaller space, between us, helps reduce the distance,

And turn this house into a home in every real sense!”

Cheers ✨

Come, join me…

Hold my hand and I’ll never pull you down,

I wouldn’t give you a reason, to frown,

We’ll learn to smile while we sail through strife,

Alone, there’s no fun; together, let’s celebrate this journey called life!

P.S. This is part of my Pen The Picture project. Hope you like reading what I write.

Friends Forever!

To Uthra, my sister and first best friend. To Pooja, Anushka, Gayathri, Ezhil, Sabarritha, M.K., Abhi, Lk, Mahee, Kishore, Suraj. Happy Friendship Day to You!
Oh and if you want to buy me a “friendship day” gift to me, just visit my Amazon wish list, or my Goodreads To Be Read list – you’ll know what exactly to give me. Or perhaps a Calvin and Hobbes comics box set will also do 😆

In a world where nothing comes free, where people don’t talk to each other without purpose, there is this beautiful bond called friendship. Where you just connect with someone, instantly or maybe in a day, in weeks, in months and become ‘Friends‘.

Friends who like you for who you are, not for what you’ll become or what they want you to become. Friends who don’t tell you what to do, but join you in the fun.

No, I’m certainly not talking about people who call themselves your friends, but every time you need them they aren’t there. Not people for who you make yourself available all the time, but they conveniently ask you “Is it something important? (With a smiley)”. Not people who let you down during your rough patches. Not people who are jealous of who you are, or what you have. Not people who constantly find ways and means to change you the way they want you to be. Not people who don’t stay with you when you’re in distress, and get back to you in your glory. Not people who talk to you all day, but aren’t ready to listen to you when you want them to. Not people who find it easy to make excuses and not be there during your important moments in life when you want them by your side.

I’m talking about people who like you for who you are. People who don’t put up with you, but actually enjoy your company. People to whom your presence matters the world. People who not just accept your flaws, but like you with your flaws. People who’ll laugh with you, cry with you, who’ll happily eat every bait with you. People who’ll pull your leg all the time, but will be the first to speak up for you when someone puts you down. People to whom you can bare your heart to. People with whom you can always be your true self, without any pretence on, without any necessity to impress. People who’ll be extremely busy, but will still find time for you, because you mean a lot to them. People who’ll become your family when you are alone, and stand by your side without questions when you need them. People, who might miss wishing you on your birthday, who might not talk to you everyday, but will still get through to you the moment they sense you’re not okay. I’m talking about people who’ll never judge you for who you are, or for the decisions you make.

I’m talking about people who are your real friends. Not your Facebook friends or your Twitter followers. Not the forced kind either. Real, non-pretence people, with who you share a beautiful bond called friendship, with whom you strike a chord. People, who can resonate at the same wavelength as yours, who can read your mind looking at your face without you having to utter a word. People, who always give you the right vibe. People who see right through you, beyond all your hoity-toity airs, your fake smiles and your sharp tongue.

Friendship, like any other relationship isn’t perfect. And the beauty of it would be lost if it was. It would’ve been extremely soppy and dull and boring, if it were not for the stupid misunderstandings and the petty fights. If it were not for the numerous arguments. They make the bond stronger, more special.

I’m extremely lucky to have found a few such, and to those few I’d like to dedicate this blog post. You know I’m a defective piece, wired to be just the way I am. And I know you’ll stand by me, rock solid, no matter what. Your presence matters the world to me, and I will cling on to you forever. Thanks for always being an amazing part of my world. Can’t imagine my life without even one of you. You guys are special.

To a bond as beautiful as this, a day wouldn’t suffice. Nevertheless, cheers to beautiful people who make your world go round, people with whom you forge a relationship, fun and pure and everlasting.

Cheers to friends. Cheers to friendship. Cheers to Friendship Day!

What Really Matters..

No matter how big you grow, how busy you become,

No matter where you reach, how happy you are or how glum,

Take time out for your family, your friends, people who are your own,

For they are your rock, your support, they’ll bring back your smile, make you forget to frown!

P.S. This is part of my Pen The Picture project. Hope you like reading what I write.

Thank You, Friend!

I’d like to dedicate this to a few special people –

Maheedar – Thanks for today, and for the plenty more days to come!

Sabarritha – For that day I remember as well as I can, and for ages to come by!

Uthra – For being that rock of support, always!

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Amidst mountains or rocks,

In a war field or at a boring party;

Every moment I’ll cherish with you,

Together, as friends we go!

 

 

 

 

P.S. This is part of my Pen The Picture project 🙂 Hope you like reading what I write 🙂

Of Epiphanies and Elixirs

If you’re featured here, it means you matter more than a lot to me. Thanks for always being there.

Hoot! Hoot! It’s morning!
The sun’s shining and I’m still yawning,
I stretch up and jump out,
Thinking happily of the epiphanies I’ve dreamt about;
The elixirs I have in store,
Make me happy and I want no more;
It’s time I thank them, by one and by name,
For they are the reason if I claim some fame
God, My family and my sister,
Without whom I’d be nothing but a blister;
My friends whom I’d like to list,
Sans whom I’d be nothing but mist;
To Suraj, my thunder buddy,
My first reader and genuine critic,
To M.K., to Maheedar, and to Kishore my life time, all-hour friends,
To Bunny and to LK, my crazy culture crew,
To Sabaritha and to Divya Anandhi, my comrades in arms,
To Gayathri and to Ezhil, my partners in crime,
To Anushka and to Pooja, my soulmates for LIFE.
Without even one of you, my life –
Would be nothing but strife;
You are my elixirs, and every memory with you is an epiphany,
Thank You for every moment until now and the ones yet to come, which are and will be, equally uncanny!