Tanya Ivanova

(04.08.1980 / Varna, Bulgaria)

A Story of Friendship


Lion, jackal and vulture
Went along on their way.
To each other they showed culture
And divided their prays.

The bird was watching from the highs
And when it saw some deer
It gave a signal to the guys
The jackal lurked near

It chased the deer direction
Where the lion sprang
And there was not a real protection
From this wicked gang

But destiny expressed its might
And didn’t let things go
A poison snake did deadly bite
The lion on the paw.

Experiencing awful pain
The lion cried for water
But he was hoping all in vain
The jackal didn’t bother


The lion burned in cruel fever
It asked the bird for shade
Bird’s heart did slightly quiver
But still its friend betrayed.

In life you take some care
When you choose a friend
A lot of them take when you share
But aren’t beside in the end.

Submitted: Friday, April 18, 2014
Edited: Saturday, April 19, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Friendship story

Comments about this poem (A Story of Friendship by Tanya Ivanova )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 2 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Rainbow, SALINI NAIR
  2. The Color Inside My World, Mikey Bachman
  3. Haiku #4, Eric Micha'el Leventhal
  4. My Ramdan, My Repentance, Ahamad Ilyaas Vilayathullah
  5. She in Desert, Akhtar Jawad
  6. A bucket of paint, Piyush Dey
  7. Value be given, gajanan mishra
  8. Egypt, Tony Adah
  9. A Tribute To Gray's Elegy, Naveed Khalid
  10. Nothing i can offer, binod bastola

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Herrick

Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurl'd
By dreams, each one into a several world.... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]