Love of the Soul

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    Love of the Soul

    Love of the Soul

    Like a man incarcerated for life who takes a bride on the outside
    I too am a man imprisoned never to physically consummate the love that I discovered
    A distant complicated relationship
    I am so emotionally drained
    Constrained knowing what we have and knowing that she belongs to another
    She gave her heart long ago
    And now she has given me her soul
    I must find a way to hold onto it forever
    While finding the courage to be content in doing so

    I could just let go
    However I have already fallen so hard for her
    I don’t know that I would survive hitting the bottom
    What if I hold on and decide to live the ultimate sacrifice
    And without warning she lets go because she must -
    Not strong enough for the two of us
    What have I gotten myself into that I can’t get out of
    This thing that we know as Soul Love

    I am changed forever
    The beauty of her soul and spirit gave me no choice
    There is no key to this locked door
    Still my heart is open with the realization that she will never be free to free me

    The love of the Soul
    That which completes me
    Often leaves me incomplete
    I am a half and she is my whole

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    mindy9968 commented on Love of the Soul

    04-23-2010

    You leave me wondering about these mysterious women. Now I have lots of questions to ask you!

    soulwriter

    04/23/2010

    A lifetime of experiences - some good, some bad, some happy,, some sad ----- all in the rhelm of what we call living!

    lucindaclaire commented on Love of the Soul

    12-10-2009

    Ah, the sweetness of a lover from afar. Hard to hold on and let go at the same time. I admire your loyalty, and yet are you actually content to live in another world from your one true love? well written...point well taken, even if it hurts.

    soulwriter

    12/19/2009

    I will make sure to read your work for I appreciate your time given to mine.

    tierra7 commented on Love of the Soul

    12-06-2009

    soulwriter.......This is incredible... you capture Love in all its forms...to be more Alone having Someone in ones life than when you had No One at all....can be cruel...Love makes us weak and strong at the same time...we Learn to Understand until the Purpose is fulfilled....we all bring things to offer one another, we have so much to Discover..therefore we must open ourselves to Divine Love and Wisdom.... Love N Light, Terra@}-'-,- (10+ )

    soulwriter

    12/06/2009

    Love's breath do warm us and can scorch us to the soul. Thank you for your detailed comments

    icu2 commented on Love of the Soul

    12-02-2009

    Darling...she is selfish. First of all I know this could just be a fantastic poem, but if it is true, run! Why should you content yourself with her make believe gift of her soul? C'mon baby, there are a lot of us girls out there who are willing to give you more than...our soul! Well, my soul's taken, but...you know what I mean? BEAUTIFUL poem.

    soulwriter

    12/03/2009

    There is a long long story - realism at its best - behind this write. Thank you for sharing in my world of words

    Chaos128 commented on Love of the Soul

    10-01-2009

    Is it better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all? I guess that depends on how well you can take the punches. I never was much for carrying torches, knowing me, I'd be too tempted to set something on fire with it. You do spin a yarn, SW. Top marks.

    soulwriter

    10/05/2009

    Thank you always for your thoughts and kinds remarks... always even more appreciated when coming from a talented writer.

    Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.

    Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

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