OPEN MIC Encore II
April, 2005

Encore I

BEST FRIENDS
BY YVONNE TATTERSALL

I went to bed with our song on repeat,
i will never forget that beat,
i know at times it doesn't show,
but i love you more than you will ever know,
miles apart,
together at heart,
never met,
best friends yet.

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Something About You
I dedicate this poem to Lisa L
Barry, K,
Something about you that I just cant, see
but who cares because you got me,
You can lock me up & throw away the key
but who care because you got me,
You can feed me all the shit under the sun hun
I dote care nun cos you got me hun,
Ill follow you to the end of the world
Cos youíre the one for me hun,
I canít get you out of my head hun
Your there for eternity
Play me all you like hun cos I dote give a dam hun
Youíre the women the girl who leads me
That makes me as strong as I am,
I know I could survive with out ya babe
But Iíd be dead inside
No faith in humanity
My struggle for life it self would be at an end,
My last and final breath would be your name,
But even in death, Iíd still devote my life to you
In hope one day, youíll say ok.

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I Love You
Monie

   
I love the fact that You are the only one I lose my words for
I love the fact that When I get mad your the only one I can ignore
I love it When we used to see each other and couldn't help but smile
I love everything about you especially your style.
I loved the way you treated me different than everyone else
I loved the fact that around you I could be myself
I love you, I said it I love you
Now the thing is I don't know if you love me too
Despite of all the things we've been through
I didn't know what to say but I had so much to express
I wanted to say I love you but I don't know if that choice would be best.

 

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That wasn't my dream Girl: : : But love eternal
Naveen Choudhary
A strange chemistry evolves
As you face, your thought in my mind revolves
You are not empyrean nor a fairy
Now You are my love life's eternal endeary
Used to avoid you,
Lookin for a damsel delirious
Plunging the passions tides
But that passion, never swayed love's delights
Never thought you be my love
But at last am bitten
Bitten by your mesmerizing eyes
Your thoughts forcing a lonely cries.
You are not my dream girl
But now my dreams evolves
You and your vivid thoughts involves
Its you
sets souls pulsating serene and tranquility
No one else might beared a weathered rock
But that's you
soften a rock, Am still shocked
Without you
My life a shallow totally hollow
Destined your love, perfect path followed
 

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MY CAPTAIN
By Karen Nolan
 
                   I've waited for my whole life long
                    for the captain of my heart.
                   I look out at the open sea
                    from a dock I can't depart.
 
                   Without him, I can't sail this ship.
                    I need a sailor, strong and wise,
                   to guide me through an ocean true,
                    not just a sea of lies.
 
                   I believe that my captain's coming.
                    My faith in fate is strong.
                   At the most unexpected moment,
                    he'll probably come along.
 
                   On this dock, I wait so patiently.
                    I know there will be a day
                   when I'll take my seat beside him
                    and, in love, we'll sail away.
                  

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Untrue
Stacy Lovage 
From out that eternal darkness
We seek the sacred light
That could save our souls
From the abyss of our damnation.
And the moonís desperate weeping
Fills the deformed ghouls of the night
With a crushing sense of despair
So they strive to stop all our hope
 
The tender touch from our torn hearts
Is the only way to escape the darkness
And the journey that we each must take
Is something that can only render our soulís
Fulfilled yet obsolete

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Love is love
Pain is Pain
When true love is found
No pain can ever break it

Will Scholly

 

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MOM
Jamie Smith
 
I see you every day
We frolic, laugh, and play
 
You are my best friend
From start to the end
 
You make me wiser with the passing of each day
In the road of life you show me the way
 
Yes we have our fights
But through them we reach new heights
 
Mom my dearest I hope we never part
For I love you with all of my heart

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Survival
Darby Diana
Living is a long and constant road.
Tomorrow brings the unknowns.
Days and nights are winding plights.
Being me is a driven way.
Attaching my mind,
Flight or fight makes a supreme living blind.
Questions of going or dying on this road,
Life is a twisted tormented highway,
I survive being me,
Everyday a page to turn,
Challenge makes survival longer.
Egos have guided my self destruction.
I know, I am a homeless survivor.

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your love to me is one in a million
it goes on and on
your love stays with me till the break of dawn when i see you i just wanna break down and cry
then whey you touch me i feel as if i am going to fly
see i don't know if you get it yet
your like a light up to my cigarette
you don't know what you've done to me
i never thought id need you desperately
its kinda sick how i'm stuck on you
but i don't care cause your my boo
your love to me will always be one in a million

taylor olainia cameron 

 
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Grandma:
b. cushman
So many years have been lived
Warm thoughts and memories
Cold days and dark nights
Family and Friends cry
Disguising there overwhelming guilt
Time changes so much
Familyís grow and people grow distant
I am happier now today
No more reasons to hurt
No more restrictions
Just happiness and love
Time and age took it toll
But now I will be young again
Somehow the grey has changed
A happier younger glow takes over
Don't forget or let me go
I am still here with you
Life may separate you from me
But life is not forever and we shall meet again

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"THE 'L' WORD"
Katina Stephens
 
LESBIAN!!!!!!!
There I've said it.
Now I'm hoping in my mind,
that I don't regret it.
 
The ones that I have told,
they mean the most to me.
They listened to my words,
Silent and respectively.
 
The ones that don't know,
They hurt me the most.
"I WISH A DYKE WOULD TOUCH ME!"
They brag and boast.
 
They don't know at all,
That I am one of the crowd.
"I REPRESENT THE 'L' WORD"
If only I could say that out loud.

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DELICATE FLOWER
Kris
My delicate flower,
let the warmth of my touch,
open you to me.
 
So that I might drink,
the sweet nectar,
from between
your soft petals.

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If I could have just one wish,
I would wish to wake up everyday
to the sound of your breath on my neck,
the warmth of your lips on my cheek,
the touch of your fingers on my skin,
and the feel of your heart beating with mine...
Knowing that I could never find that feeling
with anyone other than you.

Courtney Kuchta 

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AM I?
Marie A Nicholson
Am I wasting time for a man I am in love with?
Who donít seem to care not even a little bit?
 
Am I wasting time for craving his heart?
Even knowing it just got ripped apart?
 
Am I wasting my time for thinking he one
Day will want more or will it be another closed
door?
 
Am I wasting my time for giving him all of me?
Or will he just eventually flee?
 
Am I wasting my time for wanting to see this     
Man everyday and for wanting to feel his
Touch in everyway.
 
Am I wasting my time with a man
So fine?! And in every aspect of the mind.
 
Am I wasting my time for wanting him to be mine?
Or will that happen in due time?
 
Please tell me if I am wasting my time
Or is it me being infatuated and blind?

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HINDSIGHT
Satish K Lakshmanan

A gentle breeze is blowing abound,
Your hair flies and I come around
Your eyelashes flutter,
I cant help but shudder
As you begin to speak,
My knees feel weak
As your chatter fills my mind,
They remind of our times in the hind
I move to call you Ö my beloved,
Your love comes and takes you ahead
Controlling my emotions I try with all my might,
No option I have but to live in hindsight

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Is There Is A Hope For My Love To You
Roudha Ahmad 
Looking at your lovable attracting face
Even from far away distance
My heart is calling your name so you would look around
And see me looking at you
 
I feel that you listen to my hearts call
Inside me my heart tells me that you love me more than I dream of
But is it true or is my mind playing games with me?
Should I believe in my heart and my love or should I lose Hope?
 
My love to you had survived all the damages
But what makes it stay alive?
Is there is a hope for our love?
Should I keep on trying to fight for it?
 
But Iím afraid to fight and be beaten again
Never did I realize how much I loved you
Till the time I was far away from you
 
But whenever I look at your eyes saying
ďIíM SORRY MY LOVEĒ
As if you want to say
ďI LOVE YOU MORE THAN ANYTHINGĒ

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My Heart Would Surely Explode
andrew mann 
donít ever let me touch you
because I'll never let go
donít ever let me need you
because I'd follow you wherever youíd go
 
donít smile at my awkwardness
Iím helpless to your charms
and donít say that youíll always be there
because I always thought it was so
 
donít tell me things Iíve imagined
so long before
for if you should ever love me
my heart would surely explode

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-How it feels to love him-
Ana
I look at him through the faded wide window
Wondering what heís thinking at this moment
Waiting impatiently till he turns around and would look back at me
Cant leave my eyes from him
 
Cant even imagine how much it would hurt if he says he doesnít love me back
Tarring my heart apart , breaking it in half.
Tears are rolling down my cheeks
And it feels like Iím dying
 
I don't want to imagine what would happened
Its to hard to face reality.
Trying to live in a dream, in a fantasy.
 
Hard to even try to be friends with him
Cant even say a word when I see him
Just online chat wonít help
To create the strong bond between us
Or even make us good friends
 
I know he thinks Iím no one
Just one of those annoying girls
Trying to pretend he likes me
As a a good real friend
 
Remembering what he said to me
Thinking its true
But knowing somewhere in my heart
That heís lying
He wont even remember you
Or never will say hi to you

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She sits grinning
        spinning with sin
Turning grim
        dim delusions
        quickly
        to poisoned trust
Lust and temptation
        trial and error
The lies we steer
        stair in the eye
Youíre losing this fight
        try as you might
The hit that missed
        The kiss that kills
Thrills that spill
        spells that bind
        that tie our very hands
High demands
Standing on shaky ground
        tainted excitement
        dismembered dreams
The burning sound
        screaming insanities
        aching to break free
Keep lying to me

Samantha Baker

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I bet you are laughing at me right now,
wishing you could see my face,
after you tricked me like that,
you got me so hopeful and my hopes came with my heart and soul,
I get the message,
I knew you didn't like me, but now i know you hate me, Well you won,
I have lost my soul and with it my heart,
Ill stay away and leave you alone,
But i just can't get over,
how gullible you thought i was,
How could i have believed you,
when you said he liked me and wanted me,
but in truth he ignored me and had who he wanted,
my heart is in two and i am trying not to cry,
this is the first and last time my heart will break,
and my hopes will crash down,
my world will not explode again they are gone,
everything i had is gone because of you,
i don't hate you, because the only feelings left are sadness and pain,
maybe one day, everything will return,
until than i am and have nothing, how could you?

Lauren  

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YOUR MISTAKE
   Erin O'Rourke

I am strong enough to live
without you by my side;
I will go on, I will survive.
I won't just lie down and fade away;
I'll live my life, day to day.
Won't let your memory cloud my head,
won't think about all you've said.
It doesn't matter now, we're too far gone;
Much time has past, it's been too long.
I read all your signs, and no I wasn't blind;
I just knew nothing I could do would ever change your mind.
I loved you too much and didn't want to see,
That I wasn't the one you wanted, no longer was it me.
But this wasn't the first time or the last
No matter what I'll learn from my past.
You made our bed, now lie there and rest
After all that is what you do best!

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I love you so much u have captured my heart,
this is more then just a crush,
i hope you feel the same,
even tho its all my fault and I'm the one to blame.
i did not mean to do what i have done.
i no i was stupid, i no i was dumb,
what i have done was very wrong.
i wish i could take it all back,
and start on a new track.
my love for you no one can deny,
cross my heart and hope to die.
why did i do what i have done,
when you are the one i want to be with.
i love you baby, you are my life.
i will love you forever,
and that truly is no lie.
i met you that one night,
and the feelings i could not fight.
i thought it was just a crush at first,
but now i no its real.
i love you, for you are always yourself.
i love you, for you make everything back on track.
you've told me once,
you've told me twice,
how beautiful i really am,
your my darling,
your one of a kind.
oh i must have been out of my mind,
to make those stupid mistakes.
i hope you know i regret them all.
i love you for the things you say,
i love you for the way you care.
you are the love of my life,
this i knew from the day we met.
i love you so much,
what else can i say.
i just hope you can see,
that i am truly sorry.

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POPULAR GIRLS
Emma Alexis
What do you do
when they're at your heart tearing?
Do you stand there and take it
smiling and bearing?
Do you pretend to go on
ignoring and not caring?
Or do you stand up
and act bold and daring?
When they walk by you all smiley and fake,
do you smile back or scowl with hate?
After all thy are the ones who stole your date.
Do you let everything be up to fate
or do you take things into your own hands
with a quickened haste?
Well the choice is up to you,
but I know which one I'd make!
Make your choice early before it's too late
and the popular girls steal tonight's date!

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Passing By
© Amy Lynn Wambold
I watched you passing by
You held your head so high
Your eyes never glancing to the side
Acting as if I wasnít even there.
I saw the light shine
Reflecting upon your hair.
The sunlight that you once called me
The brightness within your eyes.
Now I look and sigh
Hiding the tears deep inside
As I watched you passing by.

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Dear Father
 
Maybe you remember me,
I was always there for you to see,
One on one we could not talk,
So alone, away I walk,
There was nothing wrong with you you see,
But there was alot with me,
So I would go and sit in sorrow,
Hoping I could be better tomorrow,
So many days like they went,
So many emotions, I had pent,
That one day they came bursting thru,
Coming on so fast, I knew what to do,
So now I seek our one on one,
Hoping that with me, Your no done,
Cause now now I think I can truly be,
Ready to show the real me,
Scared and alone I thought,
You'd be gone had I sought,
I realize now with great relief,
You never left me, not even brief,
It was from myself I ha run,
Not You dear Father, I am your son.
 
      David R. Van Wyk

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TUPPERWARE BOX WITHOUT A LID.
By Daniel seamingway.
Whilst trying to spend 5 minutes in the attic looking for things long hid,
 
I came across an old tupperware box full of old photoes and cards and without it,s lid.
 
That 5 minutes was taken over by what seemed like time evermore as I sat balanced between the ceiling joists and the easy way down through the bedroom ceiling and the attic floor.

Reading and looking and letting the tears in my eyes build up from a little moist to full rolling down the cheeks tides,
 
As I read a letter written many years that have gone by.
 
It read, "Plees bee mi boy freend if u got sum time" frum sharon aged 5,
I was 7 at the time.
 
I found this my first ever love letter inside a home made valentine.
 
Little did I know we,d marry one day,
 
I,d be yours and you,d be mine,  All our secrets shared and worries halfed and nothing hid.
 
All this came back to life hidden inside an old tupperware box without a lid.

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By golly, by gone, bye George
A thought, a poem, and a story
by Barbara Alyea   Remembering a very sweet moment
 
What a little mind I was,,,
back in '63...
 
I knew that I loved you,,,
I thought that you loved me.
 
I loved the time we played together,
gone for now but memory forever.
 
Such are stored within my heart,,,
I sometimes remember,when day departs...
 
Sometimes,,,I wonder what would have been,,,
you left me,,,cause I would not sin...
 
We parted friends and moved on,,,
I remember you,,, in music and song...
 
And, I keep old memories all in storage,,,
And all I can say is,,,by golly, by gone,,,bye George..

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LIVING IN A DREAM
by Marcia Schechinger
 
You use to say I was untamed as a wild flower
overgrowing on the roadside
Passionate as an old '45
repeating songs in your head
With kisses that corrupted your loins
as we rocked the old Mustang
and you were my stallion
You use to say that we would ride the seasons
gesturing years with our middle finger
never growing stale
but seducing life as we did each other
And I would be Mother Earth
with children suckling my bosom
And they would taste my sweet honey
growing fat with laughter
And today as I hold your gray head
disarrayed from sweat and pain
you are still my stallion
And as you lay dormant vomiting earth away
I know you soon will be in the rainbows
awaiting my arrival
When again your phallus will warm my flesh
and we will consummate our love once more
Searching each cloud for our new terrain
where all seasons will be spring
and wild flowers will be our cloth
There we will reclaim youth with zest
and our love will fall to earth like raindrops
caressing the faces of young lovers untamed with lust
and we will smile upon them with each new day
Knowing that we were there once
living in a dream

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Whatís the point?
Intense eyes
Angry words
Soft heart
You try to act fierce
Like you donít care but I see through it
Because I care
And you do too
 
Confusing each other
 
Iím worried
You know
You worry
I know
But we still go through this endless cycle
This angry cycle
When we always end at each otherís mercy
 
We play mind games
 
We play often
Every day
You pretend to be happy sometimes
I pretend too
But I see right through you
Can you see through me?

melissa space

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WAKE UP AND SEE
MELISSA SCOTT
You always make excuses,
But baby I don't want to hear no more,
I want nothing but honesty from you,
I do not ask you for much,
But it seems what I do ask from you,
You can not do,
Why I do not understand,
You got mad that day I told you I did not trust you,
I told you I knew that you could not say "No",
Why do you hurt me so much,
You know it does,
You call me names when I stress my concern,
It is only because I am the one that cares,
And I always want you to be there,
But what I am doing is pushing you away,
I dread that day,
When you say good-bye,
I have a feeling that the end is near,
Baby that is my worst fear,
I love you and I always will,
Baby will you look and see how I feel,
See why I make this stuff a big deal,
You mean the world to me,
I always want us to be,
It was all good in the beginning,
I know this too,
But baby we did not really care,
Now times have changed,
And now you mean everything to me,
Baby just wake up and see.

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"ME THE ROSE"
                            Sheree Phillips

Winter comes and freezes my love, 
from the cold air that blows above.
Then summer comes and melts the snow,
and then I bloom, yes me the rose.
I blossom out with petals of fire,
a fragrance of love gifted with power.
Leaves that wave a melody so free,
a stem of pain with thorns that bleed.
A dance so free with motions so silent, for I need not show what I can do like others, for me, myself is the talent.
Feelings of varieties that take all senses to know,
and to figure out, no matter what feeling, why I always glow.
A look of beauty that attracts all eyes,
and cause a desperate desire to touch just I.
Yes, me the rose is gifted with pleasure,
for me the rose is a priceless treasure.

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"Why"
By Kayla Robertson

Why did you have to say goodbye
Why did you have to leave?
Why did you have to break my heart
And then have to make it bleed!
You said we'd be friends for quite a while
And then you go and deceive me
Why cant we fix this mess?
Why cant we make peace be?
You said that we were both different
And that we didn't connect!
But everyone is different in their own little way
And i hope you will be able to see that one-day!
You never knew how i felt about you
And i guess now you'll never know!
Because you made the decision to go!

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Searching For David's Heart
Stacy Riemland

Searching for davids heart was hard thought it made me cry it showed me flash backs of how it used to be and made me feel happy again but there was something missing a cut out of my life a friend that was there to help who donated his heart and so i will never forget him he was the guardian of my life!

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LOST IN YOUR EYES
                                 BY Jesse W W
What's your name I asked her sitting at the bar. That's beautiful. She must have had a kind hart cuse the usual women would have left me in the dark alone by myself as if I never said anything.  There's a place I know of I must have seen you there though I cant explain when or where so I'll just stair into those magical eyes and become lost by your presence.  Your eyes your eyes must have been a present sent from heaven. Wake up wake up she say's oh yeh hi my names Kevin.

 

Encore I

 

 

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