Subject: Fw: Fw: A Real Friend

Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2002 11:08:21 +0900

From: kawasaki <>

To: s nakamura <>


Dear Mr.S.Nakamura,

I am pleased to forward the forwarded mail from US.

The name of the suject is "A REAL FRIEND".


Y. Kawasaki


Subject: A Real Friend



A simple friend has never seen you cry.

A real friend has shoulders soggy from your tears.

A simple friend doesn't know your parents' first names.

A real friend has their phone numbers in his address book.

A simple friend brings a bottle of wine to your party.

A real friend comes early to help you cook and stays late to help you clean.

A simple friend hates it when you call after he has gone to bed.

A real friend asks you why you took so long to call.

A simple friend seeks to talk with you about your problems.

A real friend seeks to help you with your problems.

A simple friend wonders about your romantic history.

A real friend could blackmail you with it.

A simple friend, when visiting, acts like a guest.

A real friend opens your refrigerator and helps himself.

A simple friend thinks the friendship is over when you have an argument.

A real friend knows that it's not a friendship until after you've had a fight.

A simple friend expects you to always be there for them.

A real friend expects to always be there for you!

Pass this on to anyone you care about......

>if you get it back you have found your true friends!

A ball is a circle, No beginning, no end.

It keeps us together, like our Circle of Friends.

But the treasure inside for you to see is the treasure of friendship you've granted to me.


Today I pass the friendship ball to you. Do you have someone to pass it on