You’ve Have Taken My Soul

While you lay dreaming
You have somehow managed to take my soul
And that’s okay because I always longed to give it to you
So when you gladly received it I breathed in a tortured sigh of relief
Hoping you would be willing to share my burdens of pain
And you were
And you did
And you do.

While you sat crying
My heart ached in my chest
And I cursed those things which had hurt you
Wishing that you would give those anguishes to me
Those terrifying feelings of helplessness
Give them to me dear so I might take your pain away
I can help
I’ll always stay
By your side.

While you were laughing
I loved to laugh with you
The joy of watching your face brighten filling my heart
The sounds of when you giggle at something I wrote or said
Filling the house with tinkling sounds of mirth
All my life
I will cherish
Those fond memories.

While we live out our days
Together we will continue to tackle this world
Our bond as strong as tempered steel our love for each other eternal
Even though some say there’s no such thing as soulmates
We will show proof that they are wrong
We are here
We are strong
We are one.

And should you lay dying
I will continue to hold your hand
And gently kiss your lips
Stroke the pain from your lovely face
Knowing that my soul you took from me so many years ago
You may wish to free at the end of our days together
Understanding you will try to return it to me and tell me to live without you
But it’s never been mine to take has it dear
It is yours and has always been yours because I am and will always be yours
I will go
Where you go
I am yours

Let’s keep in touch: paul@pgbarnett.com

© P.G. Barnett, 2020. All Rights Reserved.

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A published author enjoying married Texas bliss. Dog person living with cats. A writer of Henry James' stories. Featured In MuckRack. Top Writer In Fiction.

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