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Holding on all that can't be left behind...

Its really weird how you lose contact with people who had always been around you for a significant length of time in your life. They would sometimes flash in mind when coming across a place or situation that was shared or spent with them at one point of time. Be your best friends, family friends or neighbours...etc. are almost.. the constantly changing elements of life, whether you like it or not.

How did I come about blogging this? The present few months can be tagged for birthdays in my calender. So many birthdays!! All of them are of my closest friends. And thinking about my birthday, it feels very strange that every year, at my birthday, either there would be some new comers or missing ones. I give a huge importance to friends in my life and I continuously realise that at several points. Whether they keep in touch or not, whether they forget to wish me a special greeting or not, I will do what I have to do as a friend. I also keep a lot of things that had been gifted to me for as long as I can, be it a book or a keyring. And there are times when I get scolded by mum and friends that I keep a collection of lots of rubbish. I always see them as treasures. I go through them when I feel like to, and remember all my friends, and its nice to do that once in a while when you are in a fast and hectic life. Trust me or not I still have contacts with my friends from primary school. I still receive birthday cards by post every year from some friends from primary. Also I am very lucky that my friends from my secondary schools and Sixth form are with me in the same Uni now.

However, if you are in touch with one there would be ten who you have lost contact with. I wonder how we lose touch. Without realising really. They were around you all the time, and then suddenly, you lose contact. New faces come in. And then you move on to the next phase of life, and it goes on like that. I suppose there is a time in everyone's life when certain things have to be moved or replaced ..... without choices.
Pondering on this, I have my friend in her final year of Uni., graduating in 2009. She will go back to home, which is 2 streets away from mine. But I will be stuck in where I am for uncertain number of years. She has been around for more than 6 years now..and I wonder if this number will grow even longer or what. But definitely, as who I am, I will always keep my dearest ones in my mind. No one will be replaced or forgotten. Even my blogger friends. Whoever you are reading this, here is wishing you that you may not get a situation where you/your friends have to leave you, and may you have lots of friends who would always be there with you at every special moments of yours. All your life.

Comments

Hemanth Potluri said…
i have gained many friends though my blog lost a few too ...i am sad,..some times but yaar..life is not just a flower it does have thrones in it :)...never ..feel bad :(...i am always here :)....and hope it helps a little tho :)..

urs..hemu..
Kumiththa said…
Life has to go on...when you grow older and older you sometimes lose the closeness you had before with your family. I think it is nearly the same case with friends.

But saranya..remember.. Whatever happens.. I will never forget you and you are always my BEST FRIEND:)
Aneesh said…
such a touching post. I always valued friendship and friends, which are difficult to get these days.
Change, as you mentioned, is inevitable. In the long run, it's normal that we forget someone, lose contact or simply don't know what happened.
I too have lot of nostalgic things.. I don't know how long i'll hold on to it..but as long as I can, I will.
:)
Here's wishing you to have your friends near you all the time..
Priya Joyce said…
this post of urs reely brought tears in ma eyes..re

I miss my friends so much..so so much..

its like a link broken...

we all feel some kind of emptiness without friends..

yes thse things r reely inevetible
We may lose our friends but never the friendship :)
Saranya said…
Thanks so much for ur words friends :))
Anonymous said…
lol im soo similar to u. whenever im down i look at the book of messages i got from ppl as we left bishopsford. but like u even if the ppl dont write on my wall on facebook on my birthday i'll continue to write on theirs. xx

naima

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