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Lora Colon

Freshman - 1,924 Points (26 September 1944 / Missouri - United States)

A Soul Like Mine


If I were to find a soul like mine,
Someone who thinks as I do,
Someone whose every step rhymes with mine.....
That's all I'd ask - my wants are few

How easy it would be to adore him,
I'd always know what to say;
All his thoughts would be like my own,
We'd be the same in every way

He'd hate injustice, hypocrisy as well,
The plight of the poor makes him cry;
Bigotry and prejudice find no place in his heart,
He shuns it all..... the same as I

O, to find a soul like mine,
Love would be plentiful and strong;
The strength of our love would carry us
When the day fails and the night is all wrong

We'd know how to comfort each other,
He'd love me unconditionally;
And when I see his poverty revealed,
I would bring him my charity

Where will I look for a soul like mine,
What foreign ground must I traverse;
Where should I look - does he even exist?
Perhaps....... in a parallel universe!

Submitted: Thursday, November 21, 2013
Edited: Friday, November 22, 2013

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  • Rookie Ivory Irving (2/15/2014 5:33:00 PM)

    The thoughts of every woman! Awesome. Again, I find humor right at the end which is fun and refreshing! Love your style. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 667 Points Stephen Katona (1/15/2014 2:11:00 PM)

    This is a real gem. It provides a beautiful, flowing way for someone to reflect on what to value in a relationship. Anyone wanting a fulfilling relationship, or wanting someone else to have one, would do well to read this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 92 Points Yasmeen Khan (12/30/2013 10:30:00 PM)

    Ah, you yearn for a soulmate, though hard to find but we keep hope. Sometime we the one in virtual world. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,909 Points Khairul Ahsan (12/4/2013 12:48:00 AM)

    I am so pleased to read this poem of yours! It is really very beautiful.
    'A Soul Like Mine' is not always easy to find. We may find one in the virtual world, not sure.
    Loved very much the mystic tone of the last stanza.
    10/10. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,095 Points S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (11/21/2013 12:51:00 PM)

    A puzzle fit compatible soulmate's hard to find but luck can join us like dat sometimes. So i found yor poem awesome lovely. Kudos. It is for poems like these dat i wrote my latest poem (Report) Reply

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