Unyielding bonds and infinite memories you carry together, dear friendship,
Gets easily attached to a relation, irrespective of everything, like a clip.
Which requires enormous betrayal and falseness to split, such solid is your grip,
Feeling delightful to reminisce my journey with you, out of my memory chip.
You embraced my life journey when I couldn’t even properly speak,
Those old Montessori days, where we all wanna go back and seek.
Had ruthless fights and bursting cries, being so vulnerable and weak,
But your endless togetherness, helped me carry you till this peak.
More than a decade, with 150 known names and faces, in my golden past,
You still filtered out from school, having count of fingers, from the vast.
Was it bitching of teachers or quarrels with others, that affixed us fast,
Or tiffins to tutions, sports to studies or desks to books, that made us outlast.
From unknown faces, to uncountable attendance proxies that we dropped,
And last night studies with smart team-work in the exam, helped us topped.
The intensity of birthday bumps increased each daring year, as we hopped,
Feared of not getting you after college, so our connection never stopped.
But still, I gotta met you in corporate cages, something more than a colleague,
Those chai sutta breaks, like a frustration therapy session, appeared as a gig.
Bonds increased with long outstation road trips and treks, where all took a dig,
Where finally I realized, that having a bond with you is just out of my league.
That moment where I met you somewhere or via people, which I was so unaware,
Stranger roommates and unfamiliar flatmates who gradually started to care.
Got you on social networks but never met in person, still life updates I share,
Have ditched you multiple times, still selflessly for me, you are always there.
Gratitude to all, sharing this heartful relation, no matter where it started from,
And thanks for all the indelible memories with those, who from my life are gone.
You have always added colors to my life in all situations, like a magical crayon,
Oh beloved friendship, just keep growing with quality and quantity as my life goes on.