OPEN MIC ENCORE I - The Love Poems
August, 2003

Pamela Jean
by Ben Laney

Her name is Pamela Jean
The most beautiful baby sister
Any little boy has ever seen
I used to hold her in my arms
And sleep with her in the crib
But she got sick and was gone
Before she ever wore a bib
Though many years have slipped by
Since that terrible night she passed away
I have not stopped missing her
I think about her each and every day
So now I am awaiting
For the resurrection day to come
You know then I'll be running
To introduce her to everyone
Her name is Pamela Jean
The most beautiful baby sister
Any little boy has ever seen

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When I first saw you
I thought you are an angel.
My heart grew wings
And flew to you
To rest in your arms
In total peace
Like a helpless child
In a mothers arms.
 
I saw an angel
Descend upon you
At that moment
I knew
I was truly
Blessed to have
Angel like you.

samir khan

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Better than Life
Fairuz
The thing that's better than life
Is you
All I love all the things you help me with
And do
If there's one thing I love
It's you
You've made my heart, my soul and mind
So knew
And ever since I met you I knew we're meant
To be
Because I  really love you and you really
Love me

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My Mother And I...
Jessica Imhof
we stayed up talking late into the night...
my mother and i.
we talked about boys and giggled a lot.
we practically talked about everything under the sky!
 
sometimes she's my best friend.
she holds me when i cry.
sometimes she's my worst enemy...
but no matter what-she will always be the sun in my sky.
 
things are better now...
we have gotten closer these past few years.
she picks me up when i fall
and wipes away the tears.
 
she takes care of me when i am sick...
and even when i am not.
she teaches me new things everyday...
and even stuff that i've forgot.
 
i hope we'll always stay close.
i hope our love will never die.
i hope we will stay together forever...
my mother and i!

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GOOD NIGHT MAMA'S BABY
KIMBERLY EARLY
NI'NITE  MAMA'S BABY.
REST YOUR SLEEPY HEAD,
IT'S NOW TIME FOR BED.
THE MOON IS IS THE SKIES,
SO, REST YOUR SLEEPY EYES,
UNTIL THE MORNING LIGHT.
MAMA'S LITTLE ANGEL,
SENT DOWN FROM HEAVEN,
TO WATCH OVER ME.
MAMA'S LITTLE GIRL
SENT DOWN FROM HEAVEN'
FOR ME TO WATCH OVER YOU.
NI'NITE MAMA'S BABY.
GOD WILL KEEP YOU SAFE'
UNTIL THE MORNING LIGHT.
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SITTING AT MY DESK A MESS
BY:Tasheema Foy,
 
 Hurt and pain is what I felt when you left. You left me a mess sitting at my desk. Pouring my heart out to youasking you why this is happening to us.
Pleading for you to stay, even if it's just for a couple of days, so we can work things out. You had all doubts about things going back to the way they were.
 You tried to give me hints that you were against everything that I was saying but the love that I felt wouldn't let it get through cause all I wanted was you.
 You told me it wouldn't work, without any explanation or any hesitation.
You didn't care that we spent so many years together. I thought this was forever but I guess you thought never.
 You didn't want to be with me that's something i could never see, how could this be. As you walked away and started to fade-in to the shadows, I started to think of all the good days. The good days out weighed the bad ones, but now your picking up your bags, hoping in a cab. I'm sitting at my desk looking a mess putting things in my mind, he could have let it out kind. But that would be just wasting his time.

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For Teenagers
(c) 2003 Richard L. Provencher
My heart is a ray of sunshine
rising above all troubles, providing
comfort for those snared by
loneliness, or discouragement.
 
I am anxious to burst forth, as food
and shelter for youth seeking
truths and a belonging. Perhaps
I can add to their strengths
 
my paintbrush wiping out
woes, colouring over failures
a salve for inner selves.
 
I am a flame of hope for the young
my song, a red brilliance within
the promise of morning sun
 
love and understanding are my
weapons of peace.

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Views From The Heart
Cindy Mich   
It is rare in your lifetime to find a love so rich and sustaining
One human being who fulfills your soul's desires and awakens the senses both in mind and body
The two of you will discover new challenges and live in each other's dreams
Always remember the most precious element of your lives is the love you share each moment
The glances sometimes overlooked
The quiet moments in which words are not needed
Little smiles or hugs which one seeks at the end of each day
Remember that love is a promise that bonds you and your mate
Growing stronger and more passionate through time and nurturing
Never forget moments spent yesterday
Enjoy today as the first day of forever
View tomorrow as a privilege to love and be loved forever
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Breath

   by Nigel Estick
 
The Well ain't dry baby
its covered over with dirt and grim
throw a pebble in and it ripples
the crying has stopped now love.
You see, the water has stopped flowing
but the well ain't dry baby, no, its just resting.

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A Mommy's Love
Suzanne Elizabeth Sweet 
A Mommy's love is purer and unconditional...
A Mommy's love can never be erased...
A Mommy's love can never be replaced...
A Mommy's love continues through all time...
A Mommy's love is in a smile or a hug...
A Mommy's love is better than all loves combined...
A Mommy's love is unlike no other love you will ever find...

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THE HEART
by: SABRINA PEEK
 
The heart is a precious gift.
It feels us with its loving beat.
Its beat is our life.
Though we may not know why.
We know we would die without it.
How precious is the heart.
Realize now the love that is inside.
Realize your gift.
Share your loving beat.
From your heart to mine.
Realize the beat it is combined.
From your heart and your mind.
 
Sweet and pure.
Power from within.
The heart and mind.
They are true.

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  "After Stolen Love" 
by: Daniel Rolando Goicochea

This love I had was so real
and a thief in the night came to steal
it took away my heart
and my soul it tore apart
empty space only remains
unguided feelings damped by the rains
life has lost its passion
my tale has become old fashion
I've walked this path before
this time I'll stay on it, leaving it no more
there is no room for someone else to fill
intranquil my heart will become still
never to feel love again
only memories that once I had a friend
sharing with the dark it will feel my pain
comfort me shadows let my heart her memory retain
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Heavenly Dreamer
from Tomine
Heavenly dreamer
Your voice touches the sky
So light even getting lighter
Yours eyes runs so dry
 
Your voice is a jewel
So deep and so calm
My angelical dreamer
My heart isnít hard
 
Your feet get off the ground
And wind coaxed your soul
I saw a heavenly dreamer
Dancing in my room

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WILL-POWER
Rebecca Ayres
Chocolate
Is the devil
Disguised as an
addictable
delectable
melting
lickable
amazing
extreme
lovable
rich
creamy
mouth-watering
golden
oozing
immense
'I'll just have one more'
Test of Will-power

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When angels get their wings
Natasha R. Copley
                As spirits float to heaven above
                Your heart may drain of warmth and love
                The hall of spirits is full again
                Another baby is born on earth
                You may not hear it
                You may not see it
                But angels start to sing and sing
                And that's when angels get their wings               

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WHEN I WAS YOUNGER
 youngsta_thang
 
i was If,the girl in her corner
i was so shy i was a loner
so, harrassin nobody,i was a dreamer
i had 2 or 3 friends nuttin more
people were talkin about me like"the SHY LIL GIRL"
they thought i was shy,strenghless and a loser
they used to say :"hey whos with sarah?"
they used to answer:"nobody only the SLG."
so times went by and i got used to it
i was the SLG hangin with sarah and joana
in class when we had to work in teams
i was always the loner not seen
in gym class,when we were makin teams for b-ball
i was always the last picked by all
in my childhood they thought i was nobody
till i grew up and became somebody
now everybody wants to come around like i owe them sumtin
now im seen on TV and everybody wants 2b in my team
now everybody wants a piece of the SLG
its crazy how things can become
i used to be the lil girl in the corner
now im the woman in all the newspaper
now im the marilyn monroe of all time
none of 'em thought id become this fine
none of them thought id ever be in the spotlight
till i grew up and i blew up and became the vision to every sights

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My knees shake when your in sight, then the
rest of the day your in my mind.
I'm in a
nervous wreck as you can see, will you just
set me free.
When I come back to school I see your face, it's almost like a sweet
embrace.
When I see you reading a book, it's
hard for me not to look.
Can't you see i'm
so confused, i'm trying not to blow a fuse.
Can you look at me and tell me what you see.
I'm so confused what can I do, I can't
think of anyone except you.
Please tell me
what I should do, my heart & soul is filled
with joy from you.
The reason is I dare not
speak, but you are my one true love, my
heart,my soul,my sweet.
There is no way I
could forget you, from all the things you
have put me through.
But just to be near & close to you it's my blessing of confusion,
I hold within myself. (confused)

Amber Marley

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"we"
melody  
we argue
we fight
we yell
we scream,
but sometimes
we laugh
we smile
we hug
and we love
we are sisters
and no matter what
we love one another

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If I Wasn't Me
 Sam Price
 
If I wasn't me
Who would I be?
Would I be a shepard tending to my sheep?
Would I be in a coma and never wake from sleep?
Would I be a pilot flying in the sky?
Would I be a chef specializing in apple pie?
Would I be a politician making stupid decisions?
Would I be a golfer hitting a ball with accurate precision?
Would I be a mugger never learning my victims name?
Would I be a stripper never hiding my face in shame?
Would I be born a women and wear skimpy clothes?
Would I Be conceived with different skin, a different face, a different nose?
Would I be changed if i was very, very tall?
Would it have been better if I had never been born at all?

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I WATCH YOU WHILE YOU'RE SLEEPING...
BETH COLEMAN
 
I watch you while your sleeping
Sit quietly on your bed
I whisper that I Love you
Kiss you softly on your head.
 
As I sit there watching you
My heart is radiant with love
I take the time to say a prayer
Of thanks to God above.
 
For I received the special gift
Of love that feels divine
Each time I take a look at you
I still can't believe your mine.
 
I promise I shall always stand
Forever by your side
For you have made my life complete
You make me shine with pride.

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Fixing the mountain
     by n.estick
 
We'll ride it to the top
you in your navy shirt, legs your beautiful natural color
i'll have a T, sneakers and maybe some shorts
We'll stroll the country side
you taking in the morning air
i'll be watching you till the days are done
We'll sleep tonight
you in your beauty, me in amazement
in the morning we'll fix the mountain

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~*Why do you keep me apart*~
MiZoo

 

Beautiful beautiful...that's how you are
shining & shining.....just like a star
 
your style, face and smiles....and every thing appeals
but your away so many miles...then how can my heart deals?!
 
every word you said seemed true
you say and say but never do
i always tried to be close but u never tried to
i pay you much care
it may be not so clear but believe me it's always there
 
then why?
why do you keep me apart??
all i want is to play in your life a part
when i don't cause you to be happy
my heart blame is so heavy
believe me i'm not putting it on
i don't betray like that one
leave thinking that all cases are the same
even if your belief is right, you are to blame
cause you followed the bright light
without thinking what's hidden in the night
 
but I'm so different so release your heart
him love and have the true startand let

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Love
Alejandro Medina III                                    
                                     
                         Love is something hard to find,
                          when it's there it never last,
                         Your heart shatters just like glass,
                          for every day you're heart will fall,
                          not knowing what to do at all,
                         It hurts inside to know she's gone,
                        For you'll never end the pain,
                         Tears will run like thundering rain,
                        and every day you'll fell the same,
                         With a broken heart you'll fall apart,
                        For love will always be something hard to find,
                         Lost through out the ends of time.

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YOU!!!!
Anna

Its you all the time you wont even spare a dime when i see your face i have to have space when i see your hair its always a flair but you know
what i really don't care
           because its all about YOU!!!!!!

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HE`S GONE
Dragana Nikolic  
(Can`t believe)
laughing loud
blinking electrics
announcing
convincing
perhaps laugh`ll help
close eyes for a sec
steppin` on it...
light flashes
blurring
 
HE`S NOT COMING BACK
Passes
 
Oh, I`m so calm

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BROKEN BEAMS
Alex McCauley
 
you are,
like the sun
peeping malicious denial.
such things should be kind,
not voyeurism on my state of mind.
 
wind me,
in your whim.
my head is cotton wool,
Full,
with you.
 
Blind in a spotlight.

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I wish
Cristina Ruela
I wish I lived centuries ago
I wish I lived in a warm loving home
I wish that life would be simple
I wish that a ripple would look
Like your smile and your cute dimple
 
I wish that hate would disappear
I wish that love would reappear
I wish that death would end
I wish that money could not spend
 
I wish that all these wishes came true
I wish that all these wishes could bring me back to you

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LIE TO ME..
Jen~~ copywrite jen~~@2003
You said that you would love me forever
hold me, cherish me, hold me dear
You said we would be together, loving
and laughing, inseparable through our golden years. 
Lie to me again darlin, make me feel loved inside
Look in my eyes and smile that smile that makes me melt
Hold me tight and close, tell me what my heart desires.
Now the seasons have passed and its raining at my house
My tears mix with the rain and I will love you forever
Even though we are apart and you say you love another
Baby I'd give my life if just one more time you would,
Lie to me again darlin, make me feel loved inside
Look in my eyes and smile that smile that makes me melt
Hold me tight and close, tell me what my heart desires.
I gave my heart to you so long ago, I had no other to give
You took my heart, you took my soul, on that spring day long ago.
So I sit alone watching the sunset on this God given beautiful day.
Rocking myself like a child, so cold, and wishing once again for you to.
Lie to me again darlin, make me feel loved inside
Hold me tight and close, tell me what my heart desires.

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The one who cares
By Robin
 
your the one who cares
the one who shares
the one I can talk to when I am sad
the one who is always there when i need to cry
the one who makes me laugh, the one who makes me smile
your the only one who truly knows how I feel
you are god the one who makes me stronger and stronger each day
the one who can make me over come anything
you are the one who cares

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Alone With A Thought 
P. Polcari 
 Alone I sit with a thought in my mind,
of the one whom my heart forgets not.
   The one who always reveals most the time,
that together our bodies too hot.
  
   A stare for one sends the other a note,
sparking their soul's dance to start.
   His soft lips eager to fall on her throat,
feels the rapid increase of her heart.
  
   No doubt will he know as deep as the bone,
when he touches her skin any place.
   Her message is clear by simplest tone,
matched by the glowing eyes on her face.
 
   Their power shoulders the burden of life,
like the fruit on a blossoming tree,
   This commitment between husband and wife,
will be made with you down on one knee.
 
   This is the place and now is the time,
to forget the path of "alone".
   I will be yours and you will be mine,
for forever each other a home.

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ACCEPTING ME
Janell Joseph
 
I met this girl with a quite different
personality
she tried to be my friend
but she's not someone I would really
care to see
not that I don't like her
cause I wouldn't be mean like that
I guess I could give her a chance
just to find out her stats
maybe if I get to know her
I'll like her
maybe we'll be friends
but I'm not so sure
I wonder why she's so different
and not like the people
I regularly see
maybe because this girl
is really me
will I accept her?

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The broken girl waltz
by Lara Richards
 
She bled onto the bedsheet.
she had no idea,
she wasn't aware,
no one had seen but her.
 
She cried into the bathtub last night.
bathed in the saltwater.
She had no idea,
you were filling it with her.
 
She cried in your arms.
She made a warm wet spot.
She was so loud
your sobs fell on deaf ears.
 
She cried in her alone,
wishing it was you
she knew you were gone.
She was broken and there's no way to fix a girl.

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Twenty to Eleven
StratBoogie

It is twenty to eleven and the night is perfect.
It is a clear night, each bright star is happy.
They see I am here, somewhere else, for someone.
It is a cool night, perfect for walking or waiting.
The damp grass welcomes my tired feet so I might rest a while.
It knows I think absent thoughts.
It is a still night, there are noiseless fireflies and moths here and there.
They watch my invisible form, alone.
It is ten to eleven.
Where is the moon?
Has it gone over the horizon to find you?
To envy your smile?
To hear your musical voice?
To see the way you rest your cheek in your hand?
He has gone.
It is eleven.
It is a lonely night.            

 

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SILENTLY SHE SITS
Erin Paulsen
 
Silently she sits
 
Counting the stars
That fill her eyes
Waiting patiently
For his return
 
A small unknown star
Shines brightly
In her memory
Of the night
He quietly left
 
Her eyes no longer
Shed the tears
Her heart no longer
Aches in quiet pain
 
Silently she sits

 

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