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So Say His Girlfriends

by Neesa Suncheuri

His smooth skin shines brightly.
I’m overwhelmed with warmth and wonder,
It’s not a choice to fall in love.
His eyes tell glad stories he never reveals outwardly,
Hypnotizing me when he smiles,
Fueling my unspoken imaginations.
Thoughts of HIM intersect with hopes for romance,
I invent a perfect relationship with HIM in my mind,
Playing parts of both HIM and myself within myself.
In the vague shadows of my dreams,
He stands before me openly.
But all we do is gaze at one another,
No hands ever holding, neither arms embracing.
We say nothing to one another,
But merely feel each other’s spiritual presences.
I think of HIM every waking moment,
Which is clear evidence that we are soulmates.

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