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About the Poem

This is my tribute to a friend who means the world to me. And the friends she has introduced me to. I think this poem will give those out there a real meaning of friendship.

This is dedicated to Dauna; and (the chicks) Barb and Lisa.

A Few Visitor Comments

Rlee
loved it
Helen
This is a great poem. very apt to how I feel as the moderator of a forum with members all over the world. I have made so many friends online and this poem summs up just how things are for me too!
Nancy
Love this poem
Rebecca
cute poem mia and the words are so real.

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Screen Friends

My husband has finally gone to work
My children have finished their play
they've gone to bed their stories read
Now it's my time of day.

I've had one of those days
you know what I mean
so I sit back and relax
and turn on my screen.

I'll talk to all my friends
who know just what to say
to make my stresses go
and my troubles fade away.

My friends you're always there for me
whenever I feel blue
and though we've never met before
I know our friendships true.

And although we haven't been friends for long
in this short time it seems
we shared so many things already
our hopes, our fears, our dreams.

We come from different walks of life
but we share a common bond
and it's time to say that of all of you
I've grown so very fond.

So thank you friends for being there
whenever I've needed you
I know you're always there for me
and you know I'm there for you.

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More Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)

Lisa-Marie
Wow. This is so true. It was like you can read everyones mind. I have met so many wonderful people, some who i have even met in person. Well keep up the work, and keep writing them from the heart, its always the truest way :)
Willy
I don't know what to say.
Pip
This poem completely describes my on line friendships. Love It !
Michele
Great Poem!
marjoy
the poem was so very beautiful. they touched my heart.
kelly
all i can say is wow. put a tear in my eye.
becy
really sweet true poem
andrea
I thought this poem was perfect. I belong to Yahoo Group that I found when I was pregnant w/my son! Over the past year and 1/2 I've grown sooo close w/these ladies and have shared so many moments w/them! Was a perfect mix of words to tell them how special they are to me! thanx ~
bev
Lordy lordy my downtime spent in a chatroom with friends unseen has proven to be some of the better times in my day. kiddo off to bed. husband as well. tht's MY time to spend with invisble friends. This is especailly important on a bad day at work. or a rally good one.
Tese
What a beautiful poem it conveys perfectly how I feel about my internet friends. Wonderful work!
vamsee
THis is a good one touching my heart 'n getting some memories. keep up the good work my friend !
Chris
love your poem
viola
I like ur poem b/c u described a friend i have never met but am very fond of
Merry
I loved this poem it is just what I was looking for to share with some of the people in my group. And it is just me, husband off to work, kids play. Brilliant.
kelly
I belong to a very special mother's group and I just wanted to leave a nice little sentiment for them. This was perfect!
maxine
I LOVE IT
Cazzie
A very good poem, it explains a lot of peoples daily lives spot on. Keep em comming !
Kimberly
This is the most beautiful poem I have seen about online friends.
Shawna
Amazing poem! Says soo much!
Rossa
This is a great poem! I discribes my life. It made me smile when I read it , Thanks!
Judy
I think your poem is beautiful and would love to feature it on my website ;). Keep up the good work! God bless
Heave
I really liked this poem. it has very nice touch
Kim
Beautiful poem! Exactly how I feel about my online friends.
amanda
i have looked everywhere for a poem that i can send to another woman to tell her how much she means to me as a friend i want to thank you for giving me the chance i love your poem it is excellent
Klytem
it's a lovely poem! thank you!
emma
this is such a good poem and it really describes how i feel about my online friends
besthoney
This poem really touch me in the heart.I too have special online friends.And no matter how i racked my brain i couldn't express the way i felt.Thank you very much.
Jennifer
Loved the poem:-)
Donna
It really hit home the way I feel about cyber friends of mine.
Gemma-Lee
i thought it was excellent and forwarded it onto numerous friends
Lissie
Wow, this poem was REALLY awesome! Just resently I started writing poetry and by reading these they inspire to write and this one helped alot, keep up the fantastic writing!
darlene
great poem
Sandy
I thought this poem was really touching and I know that a true friend will be there for you. This poem is amazing if I could rate this poem from a scale of 1 to 100 it would have to be 100 I loved it its great!
Erin
its a good poem it described how my mom feels perfectly, i sent it to her
Kitty
To me, this poem said it all. I almost felt like someone took the words out of my heart and put them to paper. Being new to the Web, I am delighted to be in contact with old friends, from high school etc. this poem helps me tell them how I feel. Thanks

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