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I’m a middle-aged woman who loves writing and who takes great pedantic joy in proofreading. I cringe badly when I see a misplaced apostrophe, or a your instead of you’re. But when I hear some of my fellow pedantic word … Continue reading

yes, real

I just wrote a poem about online friendships. In tears.

work in progress

they tell me itโ€™s not real
they say these friendships arenโ€™t the same as
face to face,
meeting for coffee, being in
the same
physical location

and yet
these tears I cry today are real
as are you, the friend who has justโ€ฆ
โ€ฆvanished

it is easier to vanish
in the online world

and I will probably never know
what happened
and you, my friend
will never know
what a very real hole you left
in my heart



I wish you well, and I will miss you.






ยฉ Meirav M. 2016

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