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The True Love of a Man

When I was just a little girl, I dreamed I’d meet a knight. He’d proudly wear his shining armor, and guard me day and night. I kept on dreaming half my life and searched as I grew. Until I found my knight one day, I found my knight in you! Before our paths crossed that day, my struggles had been great. But when I laid my eyes upon you, I thought it must be fate. You gently got to know me and embraced me as a friend. And as our friendship grew in time, we knew it wouldn’t end. As our lives were set in motion, we climbed mountains and sailed seas. And as we’ve shared our lives together, we’ve blended with such ease. Our friendship grew as years passed by into such an enduring love. This thing we have together now was blessed from God above! I know we both have said it. We feel it in our souls. We’ve devoted our lives to each other, and together we’ll grow old. The love we share is very rare, and should be held with high esteem. For some may only find this kind, only in their dreams. This is what God planned for us, to live here on this land. To be the best we both can be, walking through it hand in hand. Even when our roads seem rough, we must have a faith that lasts. We’ll smile as we share many today’s, and reflect gladly on our past. I hope I’ve touched your life my love, as much as you’ve touched mine. For this is the love I’ve always dreamed of, a love both gentle and kind. I believe we meet our “soul mate” only once in our lives. This blessing from God has come to us, I’m proud to be your wife. With all this said my poem will end. A poem for my love, who is also my friend! I want to thank you with all that I am, For showing me Darling, the true love of a man!
With all my love, Michelle Merry Christmas – December 2006©

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  1. Date: 2/14/2011 10:41:00 AM
    this was the medicine i needed for the moment. your a great poet. i wont forget your name or how you made me feel today. JOHN HENRT LOVING III

  1. Date: 11/10/2010 9:51:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round of the Poetrysoup site contest Michelle. The best to you in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/6/2010 9:53:00 AM
    MIchelle, I am so happy you met your soul mate. I fear I am more jaded than you. I think anyone could be very compatible, like soul mates, with a great number of people, but to find one who matches that description is not so easy! Thanks for your sharing this. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 8/5/2010 8:45:00 PM
    Michelle, Your poem conveys the strongest kind of love, one of having your love also be your friend. It is written beautifully and I am sure was received with great appreciation from your soul mate. Congratulations on it being Featured. I also have a Michelle, my youngest daughter, who is about to marry her best friend. I sent her fiancee' a copy of your lovely poem. Aloha, Connie

  1. Date: 8/3/2010 6:30:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poem being featured this week Michelle. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/27/2010 12:38:00 PM
    Welcome to the soup. I really enjoyed this poem and look forwad to reading more of your work. So feed me

  1. Date: 7/14/2010 8:39:00 AM
    well posted poem, enjoyed,,i will remeber this around them holidays,..p.d.