Johny, my dear old friend


I had the pleasure, beyond any measure,

to meet my old friend after years.

Johny was his name, He looked the same,

Only in his eyes I saw tears.


As he was crying, I was trying

to figure out the reason that could be.

Knowing it well, everything he would tell,

he would be sharing with me.


In a pub we sat , to have a little chat

Over a few pints of beer,

when his cellphone rang, Up from chair he sprang,

Slowly walked outside, saying ‘Oh dear!’


Returning to his chair, said ‘I know it’s not fare

to leave you alone this way,

Please wait for me here, soon I shall be back my dear,

I have so much things to say. '


Saying ‘ Hurry I must’, he drove away fast

waving his hand at me.

I was there, sitting on the chair,

till afternoon half past three.


Where now could he be ? Who could tell me?

Why did he leave in a haste?

I walked up and down, everywhere in the town

but no one could put my mind at rest


Hours gone past, then at last,

I returned home walking a long way ,

A few friends of mine, came home at nine

in the morning next day.


They all looked very sad, A bad news they had,

Johny died in an accident last night.

As per his practice in the past, he was driving very fast

when a truck hit his car from right.


With friends of our club, when I go to that pub,

it appears to me Johny is there.

With a glass of beer, he is smiling at us all

sitting in one corner on a chair.









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vianasya 5 years ago from Indonesia

I almost cry reading it.. The words was so dramatic, so sad, but beautiful. This is what I've always like from your hub, Kamalesh050. Very well written. May Johny rest in peace,my friend. I vote it up :)


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Kamalesh050 5 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India Author

Hi Vianasya, Thank you so much for reading the poem and posting your beautiful comment. Much appreciated my dear Friend. Trust you are all well. Best Wishes, Kamalesh


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writer20 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

I'm so sorry you lost your friend that you only just met after a very long time. Voted up and beautiful.


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Kamalesh050 5 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India Author

Hello writer20, So nice to see you my Friend. Thanks for the comment. Hope things are all well with you.

Best wishes to you, Kamalesh


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

Oh Kamalesh, this is so sad, I'm sorry you lost your friend.

Voting up, take care my friend, best wishes MM


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Kamalesh050 5 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India Author

Hi MM, Great to see you. To tell you the truth this was actually a story, not real !!! Anyway thanks for reading

and voting it up. Trust you are in good health and spirit.

Best Wishes to you my Friend, Kamalesh

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