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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

You've Got A Friend In Me

1. Thoughtful
2. Meticulous
3. Curious
4. Reserved
5. Loyal

When you first meet me, you might think I'm shy, quiet, obstinate, stuck-up, or even bitchy. And those five words describe me pretty well too.

Sometimes.

You see, I don't let just anyone and everyone in. I have a very close knit circle of friends and only a very few get to ever know the real me, but once I decide to let down my guard and share myself, you will have a friend in me for life.

You can trust me to be faithful and true

You can trust me through and through

When you hurt, I hurt

I'm always here to comfort

I'm the friend you can call in the middle of the night

Tell me your troubles and I'll help you see the light

I may not always have the best advice to give

But I'll listen with an open mind and heart and always be supportive

When you need a friend, I'll be there

This I promise, this I swear

This post is for Mama Kat's Writer's Workshop - Prompt #2 Describe yourself in five words. Choose one, and write a poem.


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20 Comments:

OpenID jumpedoffabridge said...

Very pretty.
This was very well put.
Although not quiet or reserved by any means... I too, don't get close to too many.
But the one's I do get close to, well, they might as well be family.
This was beautiful. Thank you.

December 15, 2010 at 11:38 PM  
Blogger SJ said...

I think it is so much better to have a small handful of close friends than a big circle of acquaintances. Beautifully written x

December 16, 2010 at 1:27 AM  
Blogger Farmers Wifey said...

Just beautiful..I love those words.......Just started to follow you here and on fb under Michelle xx

December 16, 2010 at 2:40 AM  
Blogger parentingBYdummies said...

I doubt anyone who knows me would use such nice words to describe me. Including myself. I've got funny going for me though. I intend to hang onto that!

December 16, 2010 at 4:20 AM  
Blogger waytenmom said...

Hi Tonya, I think this was the hardest prompt! You did a great job with it. I am the same way to a degree - introverted at heart but also a people lover. Odd! A personality thing I took once described it best about me: "you often have a very humorous internal dialogue going about the world around you, you just don't say it out loud!" Blogging is resulting in me saying it (via writing) more than I used to!!

December 16, 2010 at 5:26 AM  
Blogger Carrie said...

I'm a lot like you: quiet and reserved until I get to know you. I think a lot of people would call me a snob or a bitch :p

Lovely poem :)

Visiting from Mama Kat's

December 16, 2010 at 5:53 AM  
Blogger Gigi said...

I can tell you are an amazing friend. :)

December 16, 2010 at 6:11 AM  
Blogger JDaniel4's Mom said...

Your friends are really blessed. What a lucky group of people!

December 16, 2010 at 6:15 AM  
Blogger Mama Zen said...

This is so sweet! You sound like a great friend!

December 16, 2010 at 6:31 AM  
Blogger Cook of the House said...

Ah, loyal friends are a precious commodity.

December 16, 2010 at 7:20 AM  
Blogger Mothers' Hideaway said...

I wish I had more friends like that! You sound wonderful!

December 16, 2010 at 7:44 AM  
Blogger Natalie said...

Yes....all of this, so true!! xoxoxxoxo

December 16, 2010 at 8:17 AM  
Blogger Liz said...

You did double the work (cuz you listed 10 words) and you even made it rhyme!

A +++ on your Writer's Workshop assignment, Tonya!

December 16, 2010 at 8:20 AM  
Blogger MrsJenB said...

Great poem, Tonya. The entire world needs more true friends like you!

December 16, 2010 at 12:47 PM  
Anonymous Bruna said...

I like the way you weaved the poem into your post. So nicely done!

We need more friends like you!

December 16, 2010 at 1:24 PM  
Blogger The Drama Mama said...

Great post. Loyalty is very valuable.

December 16, 2010 at 2:08 PM  
Blogger Sophie said...

So true about you and written in a lovely way! You're the most loyal friend that I have and the funniest! I'm so grateful to have you as my friend Tonya xoxo

December 16, 2010 at 4:39 PM  
Blogger mrs.trent said...

I've learned that being quiet and shy translates into being a hateful wretch to most people. It just takes awhile to to get to know those of use who are reserved!

December 16, 2010 at 5:53 PM  
Blogger Renee said...

Just what a friend should be.

And a poet as well ;)

December 16, 2010 at 5:57 PM  
Blogger Leah said...

Like I've told you before, you can be hard to get to know but once you do, there is so much goodness and awesomeness in you! : ) Cute poem!

December 18, 2010 at 10:07 PM  

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