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Below is the poem entitled ILLUSION which was written by poet Wilma Neels. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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What is it about you?
That makes me want to be with you?
That makes my every thought revolve around you?
That makes my every breath, breathed for you?

I’ve never met you in person
The closest we’ve got 
 to meeting each other
Are words on paper or in this case?
My computer screen…

I’m sure you have 
Your moments of anger,
Your moments of sadness…
Which I never get to see
Because you are only words on paper 
Or in this case my computer screen...

Does this make my feelings real?
Does this make my longing for you valid?
Does this make me wanting more?
Than just your words on paper
Or in this case my computer screen,
a momentary lapse of sanity?

Are we real?
Or is this just an

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  1. Date: 5/30/2010 5:42:00 AM
    Hi again Wilma :) You sure asked some pretty valid questions in this poem--finding the answers to them sure can be tricky though....thanks so much for taking the time to read my poems, and for commenting :) enjoy your weekend!

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 7:25:00 PM
    Fine thoughts on illusion. In philosophy it is said that the universe itself is an illusion

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 6:07:00 PM

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 7:08:00 AM
    NIce writing! It sure can seem like an illusion sometimes! andrea