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soul mate © 2000 by j barber

March 31, 2008
soul mate

i long

to hold you

for an eternity

in unwavering arms

that embody home

as the shores

beckon the waters

and the sands slip into the seas

i long to hold you

so close

to my heart

that at the start we bend to accommodate

tickling whims

more than friends

through simple and complex dividends

how can i need

your intangible caress

miss

your unseen presence

you exist only in my mind

behind

broken fences

and cobwebs

i hold tight to our

projected picture of perfection

my heart feels

as if it will

explode or erode

before our eyes meet

although i am weak

i seek

with sore feet

the hands that understand my shape

when will we feel the touch

listen to those three words

manifest the thought

complete us lovingly

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