He who can teach someone to see a million miles with their feet planted firmly on the ground, surely deserves the honor of being called a friend. And that is exactly what he did..

This poem originally was published in Friendship Poems - Poems about Cyber Friends

My Jonathan Seagull
My dear friend....
You came into my life so unexpectedly..
Little did I know what was to lie ahead
For the longest time you were a click of a mouse, words on my screen
Hugs that warmed my days.. and secured my nights

Within the many hours of our private room,
You showed me strength, when I showed you my weaknesses.
You taught me the importance of believing in myself,
When I thought there was nothing to believe in
You taught me so much, in ways I never knew
You stood behind me when I began to fall.

Along side of me when I needed a friend
In front of me when I needed a guide
You showed me my ability to fly...
How to reach places I had only dreamed of
You saw me with your heart and not your eyes
But more importantly you gave me a piece of you
A gift worth far more than money could buy.

You gave me a floor to dance on..
A song in my heart that I finally understand the words to
And a peacefulness in my heart...where you will live forever..
I hope everyone finds a "YOU"

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  • Lorrie
    Very inspiring, and I just received this from a very special person, and it means the world to me. thank you for helping him show what he needed to say!
  • Jacinthe
    This to me is a true story not a poem, I have met my hubby on line and we will be marraid three years on november 15
  • Elizabeth
    This is a beautiful poem! No one could have written a more perfect friendship poem and put all the right words in it to say. The author should be making millions by writing poems! Absolutely beautifully written!
  • Honey
    Beautiful. Thanks.
  • helenhime
    Your poem really touched me because i met someone online after me and my old bf borke up. We were just friends for a month and than he asked me out on July 1st and we have been going out since. Even though we still have a year before we can meet i am willing to stay in this relationship. Because he is the one that i want to spend my life with he is my everything. He is always there for me when i need him to just listen. He always encourages me to follow my dreams and always tells me never to give when thats all i want to do. He is also really understanding and knows that if i can't be online than it is for a good reason or if i need to leave early from of our chats. I love him with all my heart and he is my night in shining armor. I know that he is always honest and loyal to me and trust him with all my heart not to hurt me.
  • Nina
    The title was the thing that caught my eye when i was browsing through this website. My friend's name is Jonathan. He lives all the way in Illinois, and I'm in Washington. This poem reflects my feelings about him perfectly :) He's my best friend, even though he lives all the way across the states. I would send this poem to him, if I had the courage to. But I'm just in my low teens. Hopefully, he'll see this comment one day. I hope he does. Your poem inspired me to write some of my own poems. :) Maybe, you'll see me here one day. Maybe
  • Lynn
    This poem touched me. It expresses everything I feel about a internet friend that I have. Thank you for putting my thoughts and feeling into words.
  • kris
    I met a wonderful guy online and we became friends. I cannot think of any words more appropriate than this poem that will describe how i appreciate our friendship. Thanks very much to the author.
  • Gracie
    I too found a friend like this online. It is indeed a rare treasure. Only wish others felt this way too. Thank you, your poem touched me.
  • JADE
    VERY HEARTFELT
  • David
    In my life, I have two of these people. They lead to me more richness and texture and compassion and love than I knew was even imaginable. And they ain't done! David
  • Sarah
    I just have no words for that wonderfully described poem! it's so touching and so emotional. All is so true n so real.
  • Noela
    My boyfriend Jeff, sent me this poem on reading it he thought of me with, I in turn he,it touched both of our hearts having previouly been internet friends. It perfectly sums in words our thoughts feelings and love for each other. We have both been blessed in finding a special 'YOU' with each other.
  • Lisa
    This is a wonderfully sweet poem. Thank you for sharing it.
  • Linda
    Thank you for putting into words the feelings I seem unable to express. I am looking forward to sharing this poem with my internet friend.
  • Toshsa
    I just wanted to say this poem touched me because i found that too, and it really feels great don't it.
  • Rummy
    Very relative and deep to me. Nicely done, thank you.
  • janika
    I have read the "Jonathan Seagull" story and its my heart. My way of undrestanding life. and. well the poems is good:D
  • Diana
    You said it, Wisp! Fantastic. You spoke better than I what so many of us have experienced through penpalships with folks we've 'met' on the Net. Thank you. Good poem
  • bella
    This is an awesome written poem. I loved it, put a smile on my face and held so much emotion. Good job Wisp.
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