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Ron mentioned ICQ in Digital Passions. I have been using the program for some time and made friends I will probably never meet. Including a very special one called Mindy.


The screen flicks on and ICQ.
So far and yet so near.
Your name sits there in vivid blue
And I know that you are there.

At first I wondered if it wise
To use my time in search
Of something no computer feels
Without a human touch.

But as I grew to know you
Through lines upon the screen
I saw a depth of beauty
So clear though never seen

And as we talked of love and lust
And kindled our desire
I felt myself become entranced
And caught within your fire

For though I have not met you
Your earthly form not seen
I feel your soul within the words
Upon that magic screen

Oh, Mindy how you stir me
Your passion strong and bright
Brings to my full but lonely life
A wondrous glow of light

The vastness of the world between us
May stop our paths from meeting
And so ensure my love for you
Is sweet
But oh so fleeting...
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12 Visitor Comments

this poem is really really good
I love the way this poem is written. It brings out the true feelings people have when they meet on the Internet. It is superb. Great job! ;o)
this poem is so true to shows the way that you get to know a person before you meet and then love can progress rom there.
oh crap, that poem made me cry like a baby, it is beautiful, its great i loved it,i also have a internet love
Coool? Just superb!! Nothing More/less can be said Great!
Hey this the second time i've come across this, Good work:)
This poem is so real in my life right now.Thanks..
Very good poem, how true it is. :)
it is so true...
This poem is for me!! I loved it and made me feel normal and disturbe because I felt that I was in love with someone so far away across the internet.
so nice,so romantic. in fact its great.
that was a good poet

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