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Parallel Worlds

Twin Souls

By Cindy CalderPublished about a month ago Updated about a month ago 1 min read
Top Story - June 2024

"Love is a magic ray emitted from the burning core of the soul and illuminating the surrounding earth. It enables us to perceive life as a beautiful dream between one awakening and another." Kahlil Gibran


I can feel you in the depths of my mind, lingering on the remnants of wind.

Echoes of another, with the lack of a residual image, it’s all I can send.

I want to know you, feel you, breathe you in the glorious, sun-filled sky.

Instead, I’ll send billowing clouds, so in your mind, I will live and never die.

But shall we, two linked souls, ever meet, perhaps on the edge of the ocean’s shore?

If hope manifests and bestows kindness, then yes, it will surely open the door.

Despite your kind words, formidable despair steps into my heart and invades.

Don’t let fear overcome what you’re aware of, though it remains hidden by the shade.

You speak words of encouragement, but tell me: how do you truly know?

I believe we two souls, like stars in twin galaxies, do exist; they are not faux.

In the sunlight, you’ve created a smile. Shall I send echoes of it on the next ray?

No need for it’s already arrived to wrap me thoroughly in overwhelming array.

Two souls, two lives, two beings are we, though our hearts beat together as one.

Despite the vast distance in two planes, one day, together, our time will be spun.

When that wonderful, celebrated day arrives, I’ll clasp you tight in a moment divine.

And our love will be endless as we two, ever twain, coexist in a world so sublime.

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Cindy Calder

From Charleston SC - "I am still learning." Michelangelo

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Comments (21)

  • Dr. Jason Benskin26 days ago

    Congratulations on having your story featured as a top story on Vocal! This is a remarkable achievement, and it's clear why your work has received such recognition. Your storytelling is truly exceptional. The narrative was not only compelling but also beautifully crafted, holding my attention from start to finish. The way you developed the characters and plot was masterful, making the story both engaging and thought-provoking. Your unique voice and perspective shine through, setting your work apart. It’s evident that you poured a lot of passion and effort into this piece, and it has certainly paid off. I look forward to reading more of your incredible stories in the future. Keep up the fantastic work! Best regards, Dr. Jay

  • MrZabiabout a month ago

    Amazing story keep uploading

  • Darkosabout a month ago

    Beautiful 🩷😊🌷🌞 Congratulations on Top story !

  • Darkosabout a month ago

    Beautiful 🩷😊🌷🌞 Congratulations on Top story !

  • ROCK about a month ago

    Newly subscribed! Congratulations on Top Story!

  • Gabriela Trofin-Tatárabout a month ago

    There is a certain depth in your poem, through the dialogue. Very relatable too. Congrats for top story!

  • C. Rommial Butlerabout a month ago

    Kahlil Gibran is among my absolute favorite poets! And you do his quote justice with your own amazing work here! Well-wrought!

  • T. Lichtabout a month ago

    Congrats on top story!

  • Jane Kattabout a month ago

    Beautifully written and deeply touching! Thanks for sharing!

  • Andrea Corwin about a month ago

    I forogt to congratulate you on TS!

  • Andrea Corwin about a month ago

    This is a beautiful poem - no need to send on the smile for it had already arrived; such wonderful lines you put in this poem. It is uplifting and gorgeous!

  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a month ago

    Back to say congratulations on your Top Story! 🎉💖🎊🎉💖🎊

  • Silver Serpent Booksabout a month ago

    Oh man, this is absolutely stunning. Congrats on the Top Story, I'm so glad I got to read this!

  • Hannah Mooreabout a month ago

    This was intense!

  • Akpen Tombariabout a month ago


  • TahimaAniabout a month ago

    beautiful poem ♥️

  • Cathy holmesabout a month ago

    This is beautiful. Congrats on the TS.

  • Margaret Brennanabout a month ago

    Congrats on TS. What a beautiful love! This is what many couples dream of but unfortunately, never achieve. You did, in words. Love it.

  • Esala Gunathilakeabout a month ago

    Oh I have never thought about this. Wonderful!

  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a month ago

    This was so lovely! Such a beautiful poem!

  • Excellent take on the challenge, some wonderful words

Cindy CalderWritten by Cindy Calder

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