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

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his eyes tell me he loves me
yet he can never seem to utter the words
but I know

his fingers lace through mine so intricately
yet the warmth they emanate feels cold
because I know

his body conforms to mine perfectly as we make love
yet his heart is nowhere near
for I know his true intentions

his angelic lips make my heart skip a beat
yet they never meet mine
because, then, he will know that I know

he does not love me fully
he lacks a beating heart
he is missing a conscience clear of meteor-like holes
and he neglects to care as much as he truly wishes he could

because I know
he is not human, though not a monster
his is not a man, though nothing short of a gentleman
he is here for a purpose that only I understand
and he sees my awareness

my beautiful, soulless, immortal

I live for you

Copyright © Angela Reynolds

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  1. Date: 9/29/2011 4:04:00 AM
    Well written, natural flow in recounting a heart ache that you have had, I could almost picture the scene clearly.

  1. Date: 9/24/2011 7:23:00 AM
    i thank God that i read your poem beautiful

  1. Date: 9/24/2011 1:31:00 AM
    A fascinating write this is, madame. Really loved reading it. Keep it up.