OPEN MIC ENCORE I
August, 2006

 
YOUíRE MY LIGHT
Samuel street
You bring me light
When theirs only dark
You gave me love
When their wasnít none
You gave me hope
When all was lost
Youíre my candle in the dark
Like a light shining bright
You bring me light
In the barkiest night
You are my love you are my life
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ONE INTUITIVE DAY
Tanisha Charles
One intuitive day
An invitation was made
Unknown of its sender and
unknown to its receiver
Two hearts collided
Was it a cosmic reaction
Or divine intervention?
Tell me about yourself?
A question that sparked the
emancipation of two minds
Finally Freed, they Revealed
The manifestation of the hearts - to thoughts, to verbalizations translated our conversations.
To the world we did not exist
But in our world they were decease.
Truth and upliftment were reflective in our contend.
Positivity and purity was our number one priority One intuitive day, 
An invitation was made Two hearts collided became ONE and a friendship was born.

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REGRETS
Jessica Taylor (BG)
What have i done,have i just killed.
A part of myself,will my heart ever heal.
A quick appointment,a blood checkup.
Have to get rid of this cold,subsribe me a pick me up.
The answer was clear,but my head was not.
Its positive they said,and i was in shock.
I cried myself to sleep,how could this be right.
I'd always been cautious,never spent the night.
So on my bed i sat,pretending all was fine.
Making it seem things were normal,trying not to cry all the time.
I acted like nothing had happened,let them take it away.
Went through self-denial,wanted my life to wash away.
What have i done,i think i choose the wrong thing.
Have i already regretted this,u poor little thing.
Things could of been different,maybe i could of changed.
Put my career on hold,did uni next year again.
You were what i wished for,i yerned for since i was young.
Someone who would love me,and it was over before it begun.
Im sorry my baby,for letting them take you away.
Till we meet again in heaven i will love you everyday.

 

When i get up,i think 2 myself
will this day make my life any better?
will this day be any good? maybe it will be bad?
so many questions,so little time
not even for this very small rhyme.
Sometimes in the mornin i shed so many tears, bringin bak the horriable enclosed years.
They are so strong they are drilled into my head, if it wasnt for my closest friends,i'd be dead.
I dont think i would be able to hang on anymore i think i should jsut end it and go to war.
As my heart skips,dosnt skip bcaz of love,dosnt skip bcaz of someone special, it skips caz im notin but a guy whos life is Done where theres no place to run,only thing in my head is trying to reach for the gun.
All these distractions,all this brokeness,just for once let me live my life.. 
with my beautiful wife
david...
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PRETEND
Karen Hudson.

Come sit and talk awhile let me pretend to see your smile Close your eyes and don't look back, pretend we walk that same old track Let me hold you close to me and share our memories of how it used to be Pretend I hold you once again just like a child out in the rain Lets pretend your home once more so I can close this painful door.

To Matty love mum

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I fell in love with you my heart is true we've been together just like glue. we walk each night to make me trim i think we would be together if not for him. when i look into your eyes my heart skips a beat the same happens to you when i rub your feet. your in love with him that you don't hide it bothers me so much my brain is fried. I could soon enter a relationship that could tear us apart just like the bagboy at krogers rearranging your cart. I don't envy your position I know it is hard but think how i'm feeling and play your card.

Jeff
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Your kindness,
I cannot forget,
Your smile,
I'll never regret,
Your happiness,
No one shall get,
I see your gratefulness,
And smile,
You're so kind to me,
I can only be thankful,
Just let me be,
A friend to thee.
Nami/Chel 
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Canít you see what you meant to me I really wish that you could just see that all I ever wanted you to do is see that I tried to love you

I guess that it is just to late for you to see Iíll make it short and sweet I wont try to beet her but I hope you know that I love you even if you are with one of my best friends

ty sqwiky
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THE GUY 
Emma Jones

There is this guy I don't why,

He loves me lots but I don't love him back.

After a while he starts to make me sigh, And as my love grows upon his heart, He says he has to go away.

Just for a while I won't be long

He promises me his love.

Times goes on and still no sign,

That he is coming back.

All my life is now waiting for,

The taste of his sweet lips.

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ROMANTIC CRAVINGS
 By Juanita A. Thompson 



                                       ROMANTIC CRAVINGS
          
                     MY HEART LONGS FOR YOU IN THE NIGHT,
        THAT WHEN YOU COME HOME YOU  BRING ME GREAT LOVE.
                    YOU ARE CLOSE TO ME WITH YOUR BEAUTY,
    THAT WHEN YOU ARE NEAR I CAN'T WAIT FOR YOU TO LEAVE.
SO THAT YOU WILL COME BACK AND LET ME CLING TO YOUR SOUL,
              WILL HOLD YOU FOREVER AND NEVER LET YOU GO.
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Dedicated to K. P.!!
I Luv You Gurl!!!
Leah

I know in your heart,maybe you did love me from the start, but now you know i'll do anything just for you to call or pick up the phone,your the one i love and i don't want to be alone! I hope you understand i don't want any other man, i want you can't you see you make me happy! my friends say chasing you is a dream! i'll never have your heart the same way that i had it! Why can't we go back to the way things used to be.......happy!! My love for you is still the same and it will never change, you can break my heart a million times wait too late!! It's already broken no one can heal the pain i feel all the damage that you've done, for me it's life and love for you it's just games and fun! I want you to change, you say you have but you still love playing games!! Why cant' you be a faithful man don't you have any pride!!! Don't you have a soul inside!! If God was in you you'd be good and true, but no one will ever understand the things i'll do for you the love for you inside will never runaway and hide!! this is not just a game to me!!! I Love You Boy Please Say You'll Love Me!!

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THE DEATH THAT BROUGHT MY LOVE TO YOU 
BY ANGELIKA A. MERCIEAR
I see the sea
And i see you
I hear my voice
Calling for you
I fell no shame
No more regrets
Cause now i do
Remember you
I look right down
I see my legs
Running to you
I fell my hands
Hugging you
And now i'm here
Forever with you
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LOVING YOU
By Ruth Walters

Loving you is a pain in my heart that aches.

It makes me cry and my days seem endless like the rolling oceans ebbing and flowing ceaslessly.

Loving you is a misery and yet, I cannot escape.

You are addictive like Opium, warm as the sun, needy as a child.

Poetry is your name, that's who you are and your words are the beat that keeps my world flowing, ever glistening like the stars.

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"I Love You" 
Elizabeth Grine 

I deeply wanna say these 3 words to you
so you know all that you day
I dream of the day that we say "I do" and kiss to seal the deal
Momma always said I'd one day find a love that is real
I think of you and smile
I was afraid to love, now it's all worthwhile.

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Memoryís Dream
Nas 

Have I ever told you that I dreamt of you?

On that enchantingly luminescent winterís night.

In that castle made of displaced dreams, In that fortress made of grim granite, forever desolate.

My heart was a blank canvas craving transformation.

My soul impatient, yearning to take flight .

As I escaped the frenetic chaos of the castle; I recall, the tumultuous ocean entranced me; I must have slumbered, for when I awoke the frail sunlight turned to dancing moonbeams.

You sat there watching, from a distance, reality grow fainter with every passing moment, With every breath, with every beat of our hearts.

In a second you were there by my side

That barely concealed puzzling smile

surfaced you glimpsed my fleeting glance I recall with clarity every euphoric moment; Every word, every smile, every laugh, every embrace.

But I must have slumbered again, for when I awoke You had vanished leaving only whispers of memoryís dream

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so confused... 
I know its me, its not you
I think its love, tho I feel its not true I know its there, but you dont show, Or its just that you put up a good show.
I don't know I am confused,
Should I keep you or let you go.
Things are so different now,
In few weeks you changed somehow,
Your smile is still the same,
But its not for me
Those sparkling eyes
They don't shine for me.
your lips are still soft,
but they don't talk to me.
I am not insecure, I am jus worried,
I thought I found love,
I thought I found you,
I know its me and
I know its you too.
                              -abhi
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Because I take the blame
Kylene

Why do i feel like its my fault

your the one that hurt, and cheated me

yet i still seem to take the blame

i don't see how things will ever be the same things will never be the way they used to because i take the blame things will never be the same things will never be the same

Our love was so true, but ended so quick we were so close, as almost if we were inseparable but somehow the whole time we barely knew each other it was not knowing each other that ruined things that forced you to cheat and to not love me because i take the blame things will never be the same things will never be the same

I honestly don't see how i could ever face you

you hurt me when i loved you

i don't see how i could ever be strong around you

or how things could ever return to back the way they were

because i take the blame

things will never be the same

things will never be the same

You say we'll get to know each other and then see what happens

how can i think of you and not start to cry

getting to know you will be a challenge

because i take the blame

things will never be the same

things will never be the same

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WHAT IF ...
Dr. Barbara J. Zinnamon
WHAT IF THE SUN DID NOT SHINE IN THE DAYS OF NOW.
WHAT IF THE DOORS DID NOT SHUT OPEN AND CLOSE.
WHAT IF THE WATERS DID NOT RUN HOT OR COLD.
WHAT IF CHILDREN DID NOT LISTEN AT ALL.
WHAT IF SCHOOLS DID NOT EXIST AT ALL.
WHAT IF TURTLES WERE FAST AND NOT SLOW.
WHAT IF THERE WERE NO INVENTORS IN THIS WORLD.
WHAT IF........
WHAT IF WE NEVER DIED AND STAYED ALIVE FOREVER AND EVER.
WHAT IF THERE WERE NO DOCTORS AND OR NURSES.
WHAT IF THE LIGHTS WERE NEVER ON AT NIGHT.
WHAT IF JOHNSON AND JOHNSON DID NOT MAKE GOOD PRODUCTS FOR KIDS & ADULTS.
WHAT IF A KITE COULD NOT FLY IN THE SKY.
WHAT IF THE DAWN TURNED INTO NIGHT.
WHAT IF WE DID NOT SLEEP BUT STAYED AWAKE ALL NIGHT.
WHAT IF...........

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You used to be my best friend,

now your like a fading memory

You used to call me every day

now my phone doesn't even ring

Are we still friends

Or are we growing apart

Would you like me to ripe up the chart

Of everything we've been through?

That's alot of paper gone to waste

You were in first place

Now you are not at my pace

We ran miles together now were on different trails 

So are we still friends or are you a memory that's fading away?

Cassie

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 one cold night like those in December
i sit by my window as i try to remember
why do i like you?
why does my heart call your name?
why everything changed the first day you came?
was it your eyes so lovely and blue
or maybe your smile so happy and true
maybe your lips so red, so bold
or maybe your heart, a heart of gold
i don't know how, i don't know why
i like you so much i can't tell why
with a smile, a glance, and maybe a touch i know i would feel something, if not more than much
is it your skin so smooth and fair
or maybe it is just your hair
is it your eyes, your lips maybe
oh God what is the matter with me?
whenever you speak, my heart really listens when you look at my way, 
my whole body glistens my palms get wet and i tremble a little i get nervous and i cant even whistle
you are what makes up my day
your smile, your touch, and every word you say you are everything that's left to be 
but mostly, you are everything to me.

radz
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Iíll Wait
LillMayre

Out of all the friends

Iíd ever got youíre the one

I wonít forget, and if

I die before you do Iíll

Go to heave and Wait

For you, Iíll give the angles

Back their wings and risk

The loss of everything else.

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The Day before I sat there steering at the floor.

I couldn't believe what i had Done

To the girl who I knew was the one.

I kissed someone who you considered a friend and now I will never know if we would be together to the end.

I wish I never Done that, I wish you never saw that But what Can I do I've got to Face the Punishment that I lost you.

The girl I was kiss-in

Hoped We'd End like a Man about to make his Last Sin She Would Taunt me, Tease, and always tried to please me.

All her attention took a toll

on this mans weak soul

I wish I never met that angel of Death Who Changed Our Destiny I Had many plans for You and Me.

I rather have lost you Like Romeo and Juliet Instead I did something that I would always regret.

I said I was sorry but Sorry doesn't do it I guess You Would Rather Not hear it For your Ears wouldn't Listen To it Now I sit on these stairs

with nothing left but these tears

I Could Only Hope You Have a Change of Heart And not Let this Relationship Fall Apart let my love back like it was from the start Love Has Always been There From head to Toe I Know it would Be Hard, but trust Tends to grow I would Promise Loyalty And Romance that will always flow Without you I can barley stand on my feet All I need is you to Make My Life complete

I wish I never Done that, I wish you never saw that But what Can I do I've got to Face the Punishment that I lost you.

Dedicated to: J.  M. (who keeps me inspired)
 Chris Wiemold

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"Tears"
Ali
Tears streaming down my face.
Am I sad?
So I thought,
But these are tears of joy.
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Muse
Daniela Westwood
There was once a time when i wanted you, 
There was once a time when you wanted me, 
Its funny how a moments disloyalty 
breaks my heart a thousand times
Tell me, now im gone,
who do i have to watch fill my shoes,
Take my place in all i do
and love you the way i use to?
Now ill wish you well in all you do,
but now we're apart, who can we turn to?
I will only ever have one soul mate,
Tommy T and lady d. 

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