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Get Real! Get A Life!

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Is it really possible to fall in love with someone you’ve never
met that in actuality you’ve never even seen other than
trading selective photographs with them on Facebook
and whose sole means of communication between
the two of you consists of online chats actively
pushing personal narratives that even if they’re
not totally narcissistic in nature nevertheless
rely heavily on the hyperbolic promotion
of one’s self in practically every respect
while paying scant regard, if any at all,
to what is actually the stark truth about
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POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
It’s a sad indictment of our society generally that for an increasing number of people the only social interaction that they can have with others is through the world of virtual unreality that they reassuringly cheerfully ensconce themselves in and where reality plays no part whatsoever.
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COMMENTS
Kumarmani Mahakul 28 March 2020
Honestly and mutually acknowledging that specific situation to be principally brought up ahead. It provides wonderful answer. This is an amazing poem very brilliantly penned. Thank you very much for sharing.
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Chinedu Dike 19 November 2019
A poignant rendition set aside for sober reflection. Thanks for sharing.
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Rini Shibu 12 September 2017
Congratulations for poem of the day.. Good one Love is the affection felt by the heart towards another... Can be with someone you have met or not met, it's the true uncontrollable feeling.
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Most people have a life.The internet enhances communications between people and groups and is informative.we all wear masks of some sort and if someone wants to be more than what the mundane brings in daily life so be it.it is up to the individual..good poem..real interaction can be fun, too..
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Subhas Chandra Chakra 12 September 2017
Is it really possible to fall in love with someone you’ve never met...Your question has the answer in it, .. yes, it is possible, otherwise we would not be drawn towards you and feel like commenting you on this poem and congrat you for being chosen.
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Cynthia Buhain-baello 12 September 2017
Interesting poem, but people can decide for themselves what they want to do with their life, we cannot dictate to them what we want them to do. I follow the principle Live and let live. It's actually pointless and seldestructive to be minding other people's business all the time.
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Lantz Pierre 13 September 2017
Very well put. Succinct and to the point.
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Tom Allport 12 September 2017
a very interesting 21st century poem highlighting how some people now prefer living in a virtual reality? ............well written Stanley
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Rajnish Manga 12 September 2017
A very thoughtful commentary on present day relationships which are more often than not nurtured in virtual world rather than founded on life's realities. Thanks for sharing, Stanley.
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Kumarmani Mahakul 12 September 2017
This is a beautiful poem bearing a lovely theme on present society. Congratulation for being selected as the poem of the day.
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Bernard F. Asuncion 12 September 2017
Such an interesting write, Stanley... Congrats for being chosen..... a full vote of 10+++++
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