4: A Friend

4: A Friend

From Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Middle School

A Friend

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

~Aristotle

A friend doesn’t have to be handsome or pretty,
We don’t choose our friends just because they are witty.
My friends are not perfect and others may be
Smarter or sweeter or nicer to me.
Sometimes we fight
But that’s quite all right
If we’re mad in the morning
We make up before night.
Because a friend, is a friend, is a friend.

Why are we friends? Don’t ask us why.
We can’t explain it, we don’t even try.
Friends are not perfect, they have plenty of flaws,
but that doesn’t seem to matter at all.
Because a friend, is a friend, is a friend.

So,
Whoever we are,
Whatever we may be,
We’re friends cause I’m me,
We’re friends cause she’s she.

Whoever, whatever they may be
Friends are as close as family.
Because a friend, is a friend,
is a friend, ‘Till the end.

Inspired by my friends Ashley and Kiana.

~StarAsia Smith

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