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Soul Mate

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

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Soul Mate

A soul mate is not perfection of shallow attractions
But a love that many read about so unique and rare
Realness that is deep and sincere - a lasting bond
One not sugar coated or glowing with bright light 
What a priviledge to know - it would be so profound
To share harmony, such balance - ying and yang
Fitting like a glove with fingers out stretched
Neither held back together encouraged to grow
It's like pen and paper and mind connecting words
Creating a union of mind, body and soul

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  1. Date: 1/5/2014 9:24:00 PM
    Shaz, .... CONGRATULATIONS:) on having your poem featured on the soups HOME PAGE. A nice way in starting the year:)- Goodnight poet friend <3 =LINDA

  1. Date: 12/8/2012 6:43:00 PM
    WOW Shaz!!! I Love this poem dearly. It hits home strongly for me. I truly met and married my "soulmate" in the litteral sense of the word. just as you described, but I lost her to Cancer 6 months ago, ironically on the exact day you posted this poem 5-23-12 Thank You for this beautiful poem. and Thanks for the positive feedback on my "Let go of the rope"

    Cheesman Avatar Shaz Cheesman
    Date: 12/8/2012 9:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    wow back to you Bernard. You are truely lucky to have met and shared a soul mate in your life time. I'm sorry for your loss this year, but glad that you found my poem and it means something special to you. Shaz :)
  1. Date: 6/8/2012 8:46:00 AM
    like your definition of a soul mate,great write Shaz, post you a poem,got to get a few out first

  1. Date: 5/30/2012 7:08:00 AM
    I love how you ponder this question...i feel like this is the spark when you meet someone and suddenly all the layers of personality and civilized disguise drop because they're no longer necessary.

  1. Date: 5/26/2012 10:06:00 PM
    I totally connect with this poem..I like the whole thing! The way it flows...The words..The title... :o)

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 8:34:00 AM
    I have to agree with Stephen, he said it all there in his comment. Love your work dearly. You have become my fav.

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 7:46:00 AM
    Shaz, I keep reading and I keep admiring your writing more with each poem. The ideal mate and relationship, what we all crave. I really like the give and take way in which you wrote this piece, the balance is beautiful. -Stephen

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 4:52:00 AM
    Shaz well said..David