OPEN MIC ENCORE I - THE LOVE POEMS

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HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!

 
A FATHERíS PRAYER
Felipe Cardenas
Lord, youíve given me this opportunity
This chance to be what they call a ďdaddyĒ
I know Iíve made some mistakes
But I think Iíve tried my best
As I sit here looking at them
I realize Öjust what a gift they are
Not everyone has this chance
Not everyone is fortunate enough
As everyday passes I try to reach them
I try to show them what life is all about
I try to give them a good life
When they look at meÖand smile
Itís confirmation that Iím doing a good job
Of course the work is never over
Everyday brings a new challenge
A challenge to make them smile again
A challenge to face the uncertainties of life
Their innocent faces and pure hearts are my inspiration
It is with them in mind that I arise every morning
As I reach new endeavors in life
I see it as an opportunity to give even more
Iíve tried to make better choices every day
Wiser decisionsÖ
I want to thank you Lord, for this opportunity
For this challengeÖ
I ask that you give me the wisdom
The wisdom to guide them as you choose
Iíve tried to gain their trust and belief
Iíve tried to show them my love
Not only through my words
But through my actions as well
At timesÖsimply through my presence
Through my mistakes I have tried to learn
Iíve tried to acknowledge those mistakes
So as to not make them again
In time my ďlittle onesĒ will learn of them
It is at that time I hope
Through the love Iíve given them
That they will be able to forgive
I also pray that in their lives
They will make wise choices
I pray that they will have the wisdom
The wisdom to follow their hearts
And to live their lives with a smile at the end of the day
I pray that when they do encounter lifeís obstacles
That they will face them with the courage and faith of your love

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Dreams
Kenneth Galvin Woods

So deceiving and bitterly wasteful
And yet so truthful and useful
So destructive of all humanity
And yet so warm and gentle
So much direness
And yet so calm
So disgusting
And yet so beautiful
So much hate
And yet so much love...

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MOTHERS DAY
-Sara
The root
Of
All
Trees
 that bear fruits
 
The light
Of
All
Darkness
That
Grows
Fear
 
The
Spirit
Of
All
Souls
That soar high
 
The sight
Of
All
Dreams that
Come true..
 
The vison
Of all
Missions
That succeeds..
 
Mom you are great !
Celebrating you on the mothers day!!
Happy mothers day!!

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"YOU"
Chelsea Danner
    You think I'm stupid...you think I'm immature, just because i wouldn't throw myself at you, just because i wouldn't suffer the heartaches anymore?? I never knew you, even when i thought i did.  You are so self centered, so self-involved, stuck on your self.  You are immature. You are stupid. Not me. I'm smart, just because i left you, i forgot you, i learned to hate you, instead to love you more when you was gone.  I can say i'm happy and i feel better, i have somebody better.  But YOU, you will always feel the same because now you have a kid, who is a bastard, because his father disowned him, the baby didn't do anything, but you are going to make him think that it is his fault. You, you out of all people.
 
   I'm only 14, pregnant with my baby boy Dameon and will always love him and he will always love me because i didn't disown him. You will never feel better, because you disowned your own boy, and hurt me.

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                      DEAR LOVE
                      Krisana Bowles
 
Dear love your heart so sweet and pure.
Dear love your heart is so unbreakable I can not speak.
As I set in my chair I think about you and your pure face, as
clean as spring, as sweet as the leaves of fall and as handsome
as the warmth of summer.

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Untitled
Arianne Sawyer
How could this happen?
To us?
Why not them?
Or not even at all?
Why now?
Why today?
Why not tomorrow?
How could they?
Run out of...
ICE CREAM!!!!

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IN LOVE,
THE CLOCK HAVE DIE
: to mer magdal
 
your eyes became the lake
and i swim in there
i get the  history
i get the time
i get the life
 
our love have fly
like an eagle
fly and fly
from the city
to the other city
and no one understand us
 
we talk every day
share the history
share the time
share the life
 
our love
kill the night
 
(beside us
the clock have die... )

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Taste The Tears
A. F. Simo
 
It feels good
to have you
streaming down my face
and on to my lips
 
...and
I will make no effort
to stop the flow
as I taste the love
from which you were spawned
 
Without love
there are no tears
Without you
there is no love
 
I taste you in my tears
...so I cry for more

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Brand New Page.....
jacklyn jeffery
Please don't lie to me
You said youd never make me hurt.
Its happened before, and you know im scared
Now i guess this time its your turn.
 
You say you think you love me
And you'll never make me cry.
But i cant seem to believe you
You'll have to work hard and really try.
 
I want to think your all good
And you'll never do me wrong.
I want to try it and give you a chance
But i don't think i can, my hearts not as strong.

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People think they have fallen in love
with someone new every day.
They think they have found the one,
the one they want to love forever,
when in fact it is only infatuation,
or maybe even obsession.
But not love, for few people know what
it truly is to love.
To love you have to want to die
for the person, and in return
expect them to feel the same.
Love is very commonly used and is no
longer a private intimate feeling. But it
is what is expected of everyone, when only few will ever feel it.
You have to know in your heart,
you never want them to leave.
I still have yet to have this feeling.
I won't rush it, I won't fake it,
But I hope deep down in my aching soul
I will be one of the lucky ones
to truly FEEL IT.

Amber Malone 

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COMING HOME

LA'SHARA

I DON'T HAVE MUCH TO SAY ABOUT THIS, SO I GUESS I'LL SAY WHAT'S REAL, I REALLY WISH THAT GOD WOULD ANSWER ME AND TELL ME WHAT'S THE DEAL. MY FIRST REAL, TRUE LOVE IS GONE, AND I ONLY HAVE ONE SIMPLE QUESTION: WHEN IS HE COMING HOME? WILL IT BE WHEN I OPEN MY EYES TOMORROW, AND FEEL THE SUNSHINE ON MY FACE, OR WILL IT BE WHENEVER THE JUDGE HAS PITY ON HIS CASE? WILL IT BE WHENEVER I FEEL HIS GENTLE TOUCH? OR WHENEVER GOD FEELS HE HAS HAD TOO MUCH? ALL THESE QUESTIONS CAUSE MY THOUGHTS TO ROME , BUT ONE QUESTION STILL REMAINS: WHEN IS HE COMING HOME? WILL IT BE WHENEVER I FINALLY HEAR HIM SAY MY NAME? OR WHEN THE SYSTEM FINALLY DECIDES THAT HE IS NOT TO BLAME? OR WILL IT BE WHEN THEY DECIDE TO GIVE HIM HIS BACK HIS RIGHTS AFTER THEY FINALLY SEE THAT HE NEVER PUT UP A FIGHT? IF GOD CAN HEAR ME AND KNOWS EVERY WORD I SAY, THEN WHY I AM STILL LONELY AND MISSING HIM ON THIS DAY? SO, I GUESS THAT I'LL NEVER KNOW THE ANSWERS AND I'LL ALWAYS BE ALONE, UNTIL FINALLY, ONE DAY, THEY'LL!
  LET HIM COME HOME.

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When You Feel...
Yariza Rosario
When You Feel I Am Not Listening
"I want to listen to what you have to say."
 
When You Feel I'm Rejecting You
"Please don't walk away."
 
When You Feel I don't Understand You
"I want to understand."
 
When You Feel You Need To Be Touched
"I want to be there to hold your hand."
 
When You Feel Sad And Alone In This World
"I want to be the first one to know."
 
When You Feel You Are Turning Into Bronze
"I want to help you turn back into gold."
 
When Your Heart Feels Small And Empty Deep Within
"Please open up your heart and let me come in."

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 *I Love You*
Megan Montez
I love you and want you
To have and to hold
My shelter when its rains
My blanket when it's cold
 
The way that you smile
The look in your eye
I love the way you hold me
Whenever I cry
 
I love you for you
And not anyone else
No one else could hold me
And make my heart melt
 
There's a place inside me
In which you have stole
A place inside me
It feels like you own
 
And no one could tell me
All the words that you say
It's the way that you treat me
That brightens up my day
 
When I'm with you, I'm safe
For all of my life
I pray to God all the time
That I'll be your wife
 
I love you and I want you
Baby can't you see?
There is no me without you
You make me complete
 
Whenever it rains
You bring out the sun
I love you so deeply
For all that you've done
 
From start to the end
And everything in between
I love you so much
For giving me this dream
 
I want this so bad
Just like I want you
So thank you my baby
For all that you do...

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The Love of My Life
Dedicated to: S. J., The love of my life
Cornealous McSwain
 The love of my life, but for all it seems is nothing more but a life full of dreams. The way I feel for you, you will never understand. The way I love you, no other man can.
 
 The love of my life, the one that holds my heart. Sometimes I wonder how can a man love a woman as much as I love you, but when it comes to love you can't question the way your heart feels or why you do the crazy things you do. The way you make me feel, words can not explain. Like the passion of ones love or the illumination to a candles burning flame. For you have given me all that a man could ask for and more.
 
A love so bitter sweet, a love that will never grow old. For you are much more to me than just my girl. Your my lover, a friend, the moon and the stars to my whole world. You have always been there for me in my time of need, never left my side, thats why you will always be my queen.
 
I can not say what the future holds, only of what I wish it to be. I see you in it though. Maybe as my best friend, maybe as my wifee. But I can say alot about the present, and for now you and only you holds the title as: "The love of my life" 
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Strolling down the beach
Our hands clasped together
The sand resting between our toes
The ocean mist lingers in the air, dampening our faces
His eyes glisten in the moonlight
I sit in the sand
Wrapped in his arms
Our toes touching the waves that crash against the sand
I close my eyes
Listening to the gulls cry out to the sea
Listening to the ocean calling my name
Listening to his heart steadily beating
My eyes stay shut, I am paralyzed

Katy Wherry

 
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I will meet you again for the first time

Kevin Fisher 
Hand and hand weíll walk, in a place where time stands still
Always on the sunny side and never to be ill
 
No longer just a memory, Iíll have you once again
To taste to touch to hold you, where youíve always been
 
Weíll walk along the beaches of who we think we are
The love engraved upon our heart and the things that made us scar.
 
All the endless sunsets that will follow us around
Blankets us a beam, forever weíll be bound.
 
No separate space between us, the barriers theyíll be none
The seamless touch of beings, our space will be just one
 
To never be with out you, buried in your soul
Forever being happy and time will not get old

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Every time I think of him
Yuliana Morena
Every time I think of him
Something happens inside me
Something unintelligible,
Unfamiliar and unalterable.
And it is not clear to me,
What is going on with me?
My heart jumps like a crazy
The way I feel is just amazy.
Something makes me deaf and dumb
I feel ashamed and very damp.
When I look at him I catch fire
And sometimes I tremble like a hare.
My hands shiver and I can't speak
I feel that I'm powerless and very weak,
I turn to stone and I can't move,
What is this? Am I in love?
I don't know, all that I know is
When I think of him
Something happens inside me.
It seems that I can fly,
I can even touch the sky,
Just I must spread my wings and I can fly
As a little butterfly.

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When I lost You - March 27, 2003
Jvb
 
As the sun begin to set, I noticed how quiet it was, I did not hear your laughter, nor did I hear you calling my name.
The peace around me is silent, like a cold winter night, after everyone has gone to sleep.
No reason to smile, or laugh.  Only memories of what use to be.
The atmosphere has changed since I lost you, I donít have the desire to be near anyone else but you.
I imagined that our love would last for eternity, that it would never die, that we would always be together forever.
I miss the way you held me, when I needed comfort and when I needed to be loved, I miss the way you would hold my hands to make them feel warm when they were cold.
My inner secrets and desires were explored by your love.
When I lost you, I lost everything, laughter and smiles, now there is only silence.
My heart still remembers the way you made me smile even deep inside.
When I lost you, I lost a friend, my heart, my worldÖ

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YOU
Vanessa Ann Simoneau
 
You are my life,
My one and only,
The love of my life,
My angel,
My heaven,
My devil,
My hell,
You are the one I love with all my heart,
The one I hate with all my mind,
You are the one I fight for,
The one I fight with,
You are the one I dream of,
The one who keeps me up at night,
You are the one who keeps me alive,
The one that is killing me inside,
I know just one last thing about us,
And that is that I LOVE YOU!

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"Lost"
Mayra
R: What do you see?
M: Save me from this loneliness.
 
R: What do you feel?
M: I can't trust myself again.
 
R: Have you seen death?
M: I don't know what's real and what's not.
 
R: Have you tasted passion?
M: What about what we had?
 
R: Can you see me?
M: I've mourned my love for you.
 
R: Do you feel me?
M: I'll give up everything just to have you.
 
R: Do you remember me?
M: You scream and shout.
 
R: Do you love?
M: Open up your heart and gaze within.
 
M: Can you see past my looks?
R: It remains within our souls.
 
M: Do you know the real me?
R: I feel you loving me.
 
M: What do you see when you look into my eyes?
R: I have encountered death.
 
M: Do you know how much I've done for you?
R: It lives within you.
 
M: Have you forgotten all we had?
R: I see it behind you.
 
M: Is it me you dream of at night?
R: It watches your every move.
 
M: Am I alone?
R: Don't look back.
 
M: Do you love?
R: I love you.
 
M: Is my love for you greater than life?
R: I'm going to die soon.
 
M: Do you really love me?
R: Do YOU?

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she held
chase
 
  she held a wonderful smile
powered by eyes of grace and beauty
  she held a room full of strangers
with every breath she spoke
  she held me close
in an angels embrace of warmth and passion
  she held my utmost attention
with every word she spoke
  she held all i ever needed
in a single word
         but when i asked
  she held back yes and let go no

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CRADLED LIFE
MARCIA E. SCHECHINGER
 
Charming radiation dwells around your body as it blooms
Our tiny child grow inside filling out your precious womb
Snuggled in warm fluid, nourished only by your food
Taking in your every breath, living life because of you
 
Swelling as the infant grows, your beauty does transpire
Knowing gift of human warmth, you cradle life with such desire
With child you stand before me, transformed in gentle hush
My two loves formed together by heat from loins that rushed
 
I reach to touch our baby gently, covered by the blanket of your skin
Movement of an infant greets me, creating strange emotion from within
Moisture flows from crystal eyes, as we stand frozen altogether
This sweet moment before life's passage,

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EULOGY OF LOVE
Brandon Rountree
 
To you my angel, for all the things you do for me, and us.
For all the times I've made you glad.
For all the times I've made you sad.
For all the we've spent together.
For all the time I hope we will have together.
For showing me a love I never knew.
For making my greatest dream come true.
For showing me how to love again.
For making me feel alive again.
For showing that someone truly does care.
For showing me that you care.
For loving me for all faults.
For loving me for who I am.
For finding the magic within me.
For finding the best that is inside of me.
For all these things and many more.
I want to thank you for them all.
I make this pact, this sacred vow, that my heart beats only for you now.
For this one thing you can believe is true, that I will love no one but you.
I swear to you that my love will never fade as the years go by.
It will only grow stronger and stronger and time goes by.
Roses are red, violets are blue.
This is a special little poem I wrote just for you.
I hope this eulogy of my heart can show to you.
That I love you and that I never want to lose you.

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STONES
Candy Laube
 
Her fingers were adorned with gold,
With magnificent and beautiful stones.
They showed a love untold,
Of high priced debts and unpaid loans.
 
He'd do anything for her love,
Anything he could.
Buy the stars and heaven above,
But not what he should.
 
Although he loved her madly,
The debts were more than he could bear.
And he died...sadly,
For the stones that she wears.

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POCKETFUL OF TRUTH
  Roshi
   When I was a child in grade school
   I stole ice-cream sandwiches from the lunch line
             
   Afterwards, in the halls,
   I would offer them to girls
   For ten-cents of kisses
 
   When the day ended,
   My pockets were heavy
   Weighed down with dimes
   My need for affection was yet to be fulfilled

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Eulogy to that which is Lost.
Travis Roberts
The Pot at Rainbowís End,
The opportunity around the bend,
Thought did I, Iíd found all this
When first I found my ďfriendĒ.
 
Neíer did I tarry,
to oblige her when she needed,
and all the while my friendís lamented,
and oh if I had heeded.
 
Loveís not blind,
but blinding to that part,
that knows the path is perilous,
for now you have submitted to your Heart,
which in wanting becomes careless.
 
But would I rather to have lost this love,
than to have loved her not at all?
Realizing, after rising above,
that the learning is in the fall.
 
I gave my love completely,
and knew always the risk,
and she I knew would meet me,
to venture with me to this.
 
But all that glitterís is not gold,
And how precious is it really?
for gold will bend and crumble when burdened,
So why choose it to fill me?
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                25
by Angela Carnes


abandoned in your car
searching for some kind of fit
wondering if there was a God
wondering if it made any sense
 
cold fingers and cold tongues
heated solely by desire
windshield wipers and seatbelts
hidden restless fire
 
and then the moment
without a hint of darkness
eyes locked together
we become one

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I tried
Amber Gagnon 

i tried to help
but it was to late
my good friend walked through the golden gate
she's with him now i should be proud
she's with the man she loves

(this poem means my friend passed on and is with god now)

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THE GRACE OF YOU
Christopher Farris
 
You have a power over me,
That is - unreal.
 
A power that is untouched
By the grace of God.
 
Untainted by the hatred
Of the heavens.
 
By all the laws
Of life and love -
My world is yours.
 
So tender to the touch.
So gracious to the gaze.
 
Fill me with you
And I will love you,
For all eternity.

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You Once Held This Hand
by: Benjamin Morris Lyon
 
On starry nights I held you close
we mingled two as one
and kissed softly with our souls
as you once held this hand
 
Tonight the stars
where we used to love
are dull... a lonely white
and my heart aches of loss
 
I feel you still
in my waltzing dreams
as we laugh in silence
and our eyes dance slowly with words
 
Oh how your eyes could speak
the moon itself was caught
tonight is dull... so lonely white
 
The wilting rose on our spot
so crimson in beauty it used to live
and now it is dead... a morbid brown
our love made it's soul survive
 
oh how the waves could find us
as nights passed on the sand
and the wind would sing our song
 
our beaches now are calm
as waves stole out with tide
and my ears hear but memories
you once held this hand of mine...

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Hunter~
Stasia Isabis

I had barely known your smile,
or your locks of gold upon your head,
when in a sudden panic of split winding-
she tells me, you are now dead.
A conspiracy she thinks it
won't believe what has come true
and all I can focus on,
is the one day I spent with you.
Cutting their conversation in two,
you reached out your hand-
right out of the blue
introduced yourself to little me
and warmly asked "and who are you?"
Never has a person been so kind,
to shake this delicate, scarred hand of mine
but there were too many warnings and no beliefs
how could we all have been so blind?
"Attempting is one thing"
one would try to persuade me
"But the deed is a different level"
but how unconceiving could it really be?
She hadn't known the feelings
the want, need, and the push
its so easy to think your worthless
when it is the last thing you should.
And I'll never forget your face,
covered in the most playful hair,
or how your personality is the opposite of your name,
and I'll always still wish you were here.

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THE CYCLE
Amara Offhaus
I've fallin into the trap.
I promised myself that I wouldn't.
I can't put myself through it again.
That end was pure agony.
Joy, of course, was first known,
because you can't fall before being lifted up.
 
I've fallin into the trap.
I promised myself I wouldn't let him lift me.
I didn't care to touch the sky.
I know the end will be hell.
Now, of course, I'm in heaven,
because he stole me with his kiss.
 
I've fallin into the trap.
I promised myself I wouldn't be lost in his kiss,
I wouldn't find bliss in another touch again.
Warm kisses can turn cold.
Lust, of course, I have felt,
because you can't find love before lusting for it.
 
I've fallin into the trap.
I promised myself I would never love like that again.
I couldn't find it if I tried.
I almost died from the last one.
He, of course, took my heart,
because it wants to forever belong to him.
 
I've fallin into his trap.
But this time, it was because
I truly love.

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Mother
Lewis F. Dalton
I touch you.
You have surrendered ≠
Impaled with sleep.
Honeycombs of memories
Intensify my anguish.
Reason ≠
Does not clarify
Nor soften
My tomorrows.
Your silence ≠
Blankets my mind
>From tears.
Only longing remains
For you,
My mother,
Who cared ≠
For me.

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My own eternal damnation.
Michael Spohn 
My eternal damnation began the day that I lost you.  I have tried so hard to be the man that I thought you wanted me to be.  Nothing has changed and nothing probably ever will.  My pain and sorrow are like evil friends that join me in my darkest of hours.  Love lost has cast this upon me.  Hatred consumes me like no other emotion...the hatred that I have of myself, not for another.  Laying awake every single night, searching a different answer rather than the one that has been told to me time and time again.  What to do, what to say, trying so desperately to make things right, as they once were.  The only thing resolved is my knowing that life is not enjoyable without you, life is lonely without you, and life is very bitter and cold like a winter night in January without you.  The warmth of your smile, your voice, and your beauty were such an inspiration to my soul that caused me to strive to better myself, be the right man, do the right things.  But for now, I shall cast my!
 self back into the shell of a man that you now see before you.  The nothingness that is my very existence, my reality is my hell..my own eternal damnation of which there seems is no escape, no relief and no end...without you.
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Forgiveness
 By: The Lost Soul

ďIím here to say Iím sorry. Iím sorry for all the pain in your life, Iím sorry for all the heartless lies, and all the times they made you cry. Iím sorry I wasnít with you and Iím sorry they didnít care. Iím sorry for those that canít bring them selfís to be. Iím sorry for the ones that used you, without knowing who you are. Iím sorry for the things in your life that have caused pain, despair, and strife. Iím sorry for the tears you shed, as you lay in bed, wishing you where dead ; and for the ones that stained the pages you use to write, that spoke of death and ending you life. Iím sorry for your past, and all the things that didnít last. Iím sorry for the present, and for the future too. Iím sorry for all the things people have done, and will do to you. For all these things im sorry, and for all the things Iíll ever do. I never wish to hurt you, but if I ever do, I beg of you. For my heart is true, for all these and more im sorry. Forgive me, and now them. I know you have !
 had pains and I have to. But for all these things, I love you. Forgive my weakness and forgive my tears. But I want you to know, Im here till the end of your years.Ē

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My reoccurring dream
Hearts racing
Bloods pumping
Keep it pacing
Wake up only to hear
The beating of my heart
It's not only longing for you
But inspiring you
Try to keep my love koo
Walk it through
Never see me blue
My life
Will heavenly suffice
Better treat me great
Your love
Won't let it be another mistake
Your juicy words
Strikes my heart
Kills the nerves
 
Sherine Sanchez
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LIFE WITHOUT LOVE

Michele Harrison
   What is life without love? Lonely, dark, and isolated. Noone to share your accomplishments with. Noone to laugh at your jokes. Noone to taste the food that you slaved to prepare all day over a hot stove. Noone to hold you when you need to be held. Noone to tell you those little things you need to hear when you are down and out.
   What is life without love? Noone to call when you need to talk. Noone to hold your hand when you want to take a walk. Noone to say I love you to. What is life without love? It's not.

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I've stepped out of reality baby
You seem so far away from me
All the lies are making me crazy
It's just so hard for me to see
 
It was not like this before
Pretty soon I will be out the door
All the anger is building up inside
I just want to crawl in a hole and die
 
Hurry up and get it over with
Just leave me laying dead on the floor
I already know I wont be missed
I can't waste my tears anymore
 
I've stepped out of reality baby
And all the lies are making me crazy
    

Amber Roberts 

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I'm A Fool
By: Bryan Cruce
 
You caught me gazing from across the room
Our eyes then met for the very first time.
I knew right then that our love was in bloom,
No words left our lips, our hearts spoke in mime.
 
Your skin was like freshly-picked cotton, yet
Tough as cowhide, baking in the sun.
The only head of hair with lime, I bet
One touch of your hand and you had me won.
 
I know for sure that you came from above,
Looking back, I see this, but all too late,
For foolishness sometimes overcomes love
Before this love ever goes on a date.
 
         But now I must wait for you to come back
         And until that day, all my heart I lack.

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STRIDE
SEAN MCMANUS
Across the planes I ride my horse
Never straying once from my course
Til the eve of winter I shall ride
Never breaking my horses stride
 
He gallops across time open and free
It's always  the same, just him and me
No one sees us as we pass
You will never see us in the mass
 
Open and free we ride through life
Never any hate, never any strife
Til winter comes, we shall ride
Never once breaking his stride

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Stranger
Written By: Khrystyne Cressy

Hello there stranger
        Nice to meet you
                I wish I had meet you before
                         Are you my angel
                Or are you just her to watch me
        Maybe you're my friend who died
Who are you
        Why haven't I meet you before
                Why didn't you see me before?
                         Why didn't God bring us together?
                If only I knew the answer
        It's nice that God brought us together
I'm very thankful that we meet you a kind
        You make my life shine
                I don't know who you are
                        I don't care who you are
                I would just like to know
        So that I can thank you for everything
Not always there are you that fortunate
        To be able to thank that someone
                Who brightened your life
                       Someone who has taken care of you
                Someone who has taken you out of the bad
        Put you in the good and
Kept you from the evil and has always cared for you

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TRUMPET FACES        
BY MICHELE DESMOULINS
 
Having long lean necks and heads forth cocked
Springing straight up from grass so green
All staring ahead as if shell-shocked
How do they know which way to lean?
 
Crowned around with buttery petals
And in the midst a jutting bloom
Rich soil and fresh rain give them mettle
Bend and drink in their sweet perfume
 
Plants in sun hats on trumpet faces
Calling out to all of nature
Coinciding with baseball laces
Spring has arrived this is for sure!
 
Blossoms of cream, lemon and orange
Begin to flower in April
Atriums boast these within their fringe
Trumpet faces of daffodils 

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IF ONLY
By:  Cheryl L. Connell
 
If only I could keep you and make you all mine,
I would promise to make you happy through and through Ďtil the end of time.
I would fill your days full of laughter and love,
As the soft warm sunlight falls on you from heaven above.
I would love you everyday like there is no tomorrow,
Nor would I allow your heart to feel sadness or sorrow.
I would cherish all the days we would spend together,
And dream about ways to make you smile forever.
I would take away all the pain found lingering deep in your eyes,
And the loneliness you try much to hard to disguise.
I would hold you in my arms to chase away all your fears,
And be by your side always to wipe away the tears.
To love you forever is just what I would do,
If only you were mine and I could keep you.

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I never thought
this missing piece would be you.
I never thought
not missing you
would bring me peace.
There is still
an emptiness inside,
a place I thought
you could reside,
but no,
this throne
and thorny crown
is meant to be discovered
by another
perfect stranger.
H. X. McCoy

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Arms in arms we eternally snuggle,
Blinded by love and the bright colour red,
Trying to keep away is a struggle,
Its you I dream about when im in bed.
I gently kiss his smooth, delicate lips,
Maybe one day we may have a wedding,
Our love, so strong can make the sun eclipse,
Day by day by day our love is spreading.
The perpetual owner of my heart,
Impossible to resist your soft kiss,
Craving each other when we are apart,
Your smile and your touch is absolute bliss.
Each time I see you, causing me to blush,
This is true love and not some schoolgirl crush.

Hannah Lucy

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THAT BOY
Aubree
That boy was my everything that boy made my heart sing he made me live he made me talk he is in my heart locked inside it is in him that I wish I could confide but I told him I like you he said okay that's cool but then I did I mistake I ran from he now he's back in history I miss him does he somehow miss me I'm miss wannabe justacrush no mush involved I just want this problem to be solved!

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DO I LOVE YOU
Danielle Hutson

Do I love you ?
Yes I do.
Do you love me?
Please be true!
 
Tell me now,
So I will know,
What to do,
If you say no!

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I AM
Ryan N. McAffee
 
I am not willing
To go through your throes
I am not your hate
I am not your pain
I am not the one
To fill your eyes at first light
I am not here for you
I am not here to stay

 

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SKYE
PAMELA HOWERTON
 
You are my angel
My reason for living.
Never thought I was able
To love someone so much.
You are so precious,
My most cherished treasure.
My love grows for you
There is no measure.
Every smile or frown
Makes my heart melt down.
Every word you say
Seems like magic everyday.
Every laugh you make
Causes life to wake.
I can't help but love you
You are my world.
My sweet, trouble-loving, little girl.
I can't seem to thank God enough
For bringing me such a wonderful love.

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Forever Darling
Elyna Bean
When we first met eye to eye, I knew our love could never die.
I could see in your heart that you are so made of art.
Never the less, I won't regain, you've got me trapped like a lion's prey.
I'll never let go not even till death do us part, for one reason only, you've captured my heart.
There is one thing I haven't mentioned, on how you lifted me like I was in heaven.
So that is why I'm glad we were able to see, I saw you and you saw me.

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MY BELOVED FELICA...
MICHAEL ABELARDO DE LA PENA
 
All I know is that you are the first thing
I think of in the morning and the last thing I think of at night.
 
I know that there is a sun, a moon and nine planets,
and that in my universe they revolve around you.
 
I've read the works of Hemingway,
heard the music of Tchaikovsky,
admired the paintings of Gaugin-
yet none of them matches the beauty I've seen in you.
 
I can talk to you all day, look at you all week,
hold you all month and not get tired.
 
All I know is that I love you.

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ELUSIVE LOVE
Heather Alicia Cozier
 
Love - desirable yet elusive!
 
Untarnished in its beauty,
Yet banished to deplorable debasement.
 
A treasure that adds sparkle to life,
Yet one simplified by gestures and words
One complicated by changing emotions.
 
Love - we long after it, we desire it, we crave it
Yet we find ourselves...
 
Starved of this rare delicacy
Our markets scarce in this precious commodity
Our crowns stripped of the resplendence of this jewelled gem
Our lives crippled from the absence of this one thing
Love - desirable but elusive - Love!

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Ladder
Barbara Seehorn
The night is quiet
You lay with your head in my lap
As I stroke you soft golden hair
You sigh heavily and snuggle close
 
The moon shines full
As I think about how being with you
The stresses of the day just seem to slip away
I smile as you look up into my eyes
 
So sweet and happy, ever loving no matter what
I can come to you angry and hurt
You take the pain away, no questions asked
No explanations needed
 
I can be myself with you
You don't see my faults
You are just happy for the time we are together
You put my mind at peace
 
For all you do for me
Never asking anything in return
I will always be grateful
I will always love you

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Rain Clouds
Taylor Black

I dance, twirl, jump,
The Rain has finally come,
The burnt brown grasses lift their heads,
And sing,
With me,
The plants serenade,
The great oaks waltz,
And I stand here in awe,
A child of nature,
In the midst of this magical night,
Oh how I love the rain

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