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Soul Search

Could I say, like the air, I've not seen it, yet, it exists? Could I live devoid of it, as, like a storm-grasp, it twists? It’s on the head; it’s in the heart; it’s immortal, they say; I search, like a lost gem, yet, fail to find it anyway! If not seen when the body dies; is it just the breath, then? Why does it enter the frame and leave? Will it come, again? It's within they say, yet, when the outer is cut, not found, Each cell seems so empty like an onion peeled all around! Like god living in a shrine, the soul lives in a body; How Atman is Paramatman if the soul is gaudy? I had my souls; not just one; father, mother, and siblings, Haven't my soul gone, as they, too high, have taken their wings? I am soul; I am body too; I am one and the same; To this sole harmony, may anyone give any name! The concept of soul is not simple in this world, complex, As each one is alien to their soul now has become hex! So, I am searching for my soul; If you too, come with me; May yours in me enjoy the bliss, and mine in you feel... free...! 19 November 2021 Soul Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Robert James Liguori

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Date: 11/25/2021 8:25:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. What a lovely story/write. Have a blessed day with your win...............
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Date: 11/21/2021 4:31:00 PM
I admire those who sense their souls by faith alone; I had to almost die in a very bad way to experience my endless consciousness, but I am grateful. Though I am a Christian [not a very good one I fear--I do try to follow the karmic teachings of Jesus], by experience and logic I have come to believe in re-incarnation, like the Jains, Hindus, Sikhs,Buddhists, and we are all here to learn to become 'more', and it is the hardest thing in the world to change oneself-- so it may take many lifetimes.
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Date: 11/21/2021 9:52:00 AM
You've removed some of the complexity of soul searching in your wonderful poem! Congrats on your placement. Robert
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Date: 11/20/2021 8:11:00 AM
An introspective and philosophical write to say the least. One which all of us goes through,yet drawing different conclusions. Congratulations on your placement. Well done.
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Date: 11/20/2021 5:29:00 AM
Your thoughts resonate in enlightening words. Much depth to your write, Christuraj.
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Christuraj Alex
Date: 11/20/2021 6:30:00 AM
Thank you very much.
Date: 11/19/2021 3:16:00 PM
Dear Poet, This is a mysterious and deep question - what is Soul, and we don't have answers. "I am soul; I am body too; I am one and the same" - love this line - spiritual, philosophical, profound! Christuraj, your poems amaze me with their depth, and poetic finesse. Best wishes ~ Mala
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Christuraj Alex
Date: 11/19/2021 10:57:00 PM
Thank you very much.