OPEN MIC ENCORE I
September, 2003

A  FOURTH  EXPLOSION
           ON JULY THE FOURTH TWO THOUSAND THREE
           A SENIOR RAFAEL BASILIO VAME TO BE
           AN EXPLOSION WAS HEARD AT ALTA BATES
           CAUSED BY THE UNITED EFFORTS OF TWO LOVELY MATES

           THE SEED WAS PLANTED AROUND NINE MONTHS AGO
           THROUGH GESTATION, SOME TRIBULATION BOTH HIGH AND LOW
           BURST FORTH AN ENTITY WITH A CEDIEL MARK
           WITH A MOM'S REFLECTION LIKE A BRIGHT SPARK.
 
                    .............."UNCLE BILL"...7-4-03

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ANOTHER FRIDAY NIGHT
Deborah Lee Pruett
 
Behind a polished mahogany bar,
giant mirrors reflect it all.
Scarlet lipstick, stains her cigarette,
she orders red beer.
Diana on a stool, beauty in the mirror.
She's practiced in the game.
Chumming the waters, soft smiles...
blue eyes, black high heels.
She crosses her legs, exposing her thighs,
pretends not to notice.
The band starts to play, she drains her glass,
in the mirror, he reacts.
Sitting beside her, he buys her red beer.
One more...another.
Pouty crimson lips, smile just for him...
it's another Friday night.
 

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FRIENDS
                       Renee Waters
                   
    Two wonderful people like you and me
    We have been friends for a long time
    Grew up together as children
    We went through life together
 
    Even to be something good or anything bad
    Nothing to large nor to small
    Anything at all light or heavy
    We saw each other through it all
 
    Times have passed and we grew older
    People came in our lives and gone
    We had many obstacles to overcome
    There we were both side by side
 
    Best friends we will always be
    Never letting either one down
    always lending it when we need a hand
    To catch each other if and when we fall
 
    I know this much to be true
    If this life was over tomorrow
    I would know i'd been blessed
    Having a friend like you in my life
 

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                  Ghost, Guardian Angels and You
Charles Roth

  Angels tread among us, ghosts will mingle to.
  Both those guys are out there, watching over you.
  Special caring guardians, for people just like you.
  Be sure you live your life, as you would like others to.
  So, give a smile, say "Hello," as thru this life you go.
  It will help their self esteem, and they will feel the glow.
  You know how nice it feels, when some one says "Hello."
  Spend each moment on this earth, showing you really care.
  You can help an Angel do his job, by treating other fair.
  You'll know your guardian Angel by the halo in his hair.
  Your friendly Ghost, you cannot see, but you know he's there.
  These guys have a job to do. Making it easy for them is all
  up to you. Do your very best, they will do the rest.

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SHE SITS
Lynda L Gauger

Deep in thought she sits,
she reads quietly perfectly
still in her long flowing dress.
Surrounded by green grass bright
colored flowers mixed in many
assortments.
Her hair, face protected from
the sun by the delicately tied
hat softly laying over her
cascading hair.
Flipping through pages of her book
as she sits with the breeze freely
seizing each miss placed leaf.
The only sounds that can be heard
are the sounds of the birds, her
whispering breathe and the beat of
her heart.
Still, silent and motionless
she sits.

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You Can Never Have Him
Dawn Colclasure
You can never have him.
Not completely, anyway.
His heart belongs to the sea
And that is where it will stay.
 
To him, the sea is his true home,
A source of total peace.
The roaring waves, the cries of the gulls.
It gives him his release.
 
So often he is gone away.
The sea sets his spirit free.
Nothing can destroy the bond
Which he feels with the blue sea.
 
A sailor from birth, a sailor till death.
Get used to this, my friend.
Your man is a devoted sailor,
What no one or thing can end.
 
And, yet, you pine away,
Saying, "I want him home with me."
But that can never happen
Because his home is with the sea.

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                               the perfect babe
                                 by: Mahyar R.
 
I'd hate to end this perfect day...
I have just one last thing to say ...
Your the truest chick I've ever met ...
The sweetest babe ill ever get...
I'd hate to depart at the given time ...
But duty calls, its not a crime...
But we must end this now for it is all we know...
I even asked God, he told me so ...
For at night this will only persist ...
Because your just a dream, you don't even exist ...
But as I awake from a dream deep and blue...
I rub my eyes ...
And I see you...

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Admirer
Patrick Amaechi
You are precious to me and the entire world,
I have compared you with others, you turned out to be the best in the  SI scale. you are like a moon light that shines in the night and pave a way for children to have their fun and listen to legend stories by their grannies, your days will be longer than that of Methuselah. 
In fact I lack the word which expresses the best of you. But I pray you continue to shine upon this planet called EARTH. The hairs of your head is like a golden crown from above, your neck is like the pillar of Jerusalem, yours hands are like the staff of Moses which performs wonders in the Red sea during the journey of the Israelites  and your legs are vividly stronger than that of the foundations of ASO ROCK AND WHITE HOUSE, your toes are like that of lam. Your lips is like dragon and your voice is like a musical instrument unto my ear, while your teeth is like that of thorns among lilies, your tongue is like that of a ripe apple which every creature will desire to test and honey/milk are hidden under it, the kisses of your mouth is sweeter than honey; your odor is the ointment which was pour at Jesus feet for the preparation of His death your presents near me is like shaking hands with the  most superior man on earth. Your shadow/smile is like that of eclipse of the moon which surpasses darkness. Your embrace is warm and refuge wings.

 

I AM MY ONLY

MARICELA  GONZALEZ
I thought I was the one
who could always make your day.
I thought you really needed me
and wanted me to stay.
You thanked me for being a friend
and said I was the only one who understood.
I took your words like drugs
just to make myself feel good.
But also, much like with drugs, my hallucinations
came to an end.
Now I clearly see I am my only friend.

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ďYou loved me OnceĒ
Jvb
Once upon a time long ago, you loved me once. And I was the happiest girl on earth.
We shared a magical love that no one else could ever imagine. Our souls were destined to be together long ago, but of course you loved me then.
You loved me once, even when I was sad and lonely, you were always there to lend me your shoulder to cry on, or your arms to feel safe and warm.
I never doubted your love for me, you never gave me a reason to. Your love was all I ever needed and wanted.
Being loved by you was the very thing that made my heart sing with joy and love.
Yes you loved me once, so long agoÖ
 


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BEACON OF THE NIGHT
By:Zachary Allen Hinck
 
Beau beacon of the night
beauty beyond compare
overflowing radiant light
drowning dark despair
 
Flow o'er me as the suns hot ray
shown in star's delight
for  she doth shine as of the day
My beacon of the night

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LOVE KISS ME
 Felix Sylvanus
Love kiss me today unaware
I felt joie de vivre,and grew older
Your lips had sucked my young soul
As gentle as dove.My heart -nude
O' i could not dream well of been in adulthood
And for every,a body meet a body
From this continual tango
Looking as if we're playing a part
But i could not scrutiny a custom
If does demand this of two beautiful brain
 
Love, give me more of this uncanny thing.
And  again,walking now
In unbeaten dainty though still unattached
But we're nearer Eden today
With boot and crown full of pride
In a cling destiny to destiny
         

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"Dont be Hating" 
by Charles Palmer
 
Don't be hating me cuz I'm so hot
Don't be hating me because I drink alot
Don't be hating me cuz I am so super
You should hate me cuz I put it in your girlfriends pooper
 
She thinks I am funny in a real good way
She laughs at you and thinks your gay
She likes my hair and likes my eyes
She does not like that way you sleep with guys
 
Don't be hating me cuz I'm so hot
Don't be hating me because I drink alot
Don't be hating me cuz I am so super
You should hate me cuz I put it in your girlfriends pooper
 
She likes the way I dance, I really do rock.
She likes to pick on your tiny c*ck
I like the way she spends your money
I like the way she calls me her hunny.

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OUR MOMENT OF TRUTH
Bogdan Tiganov
 
I kissed you HARD
I dug my face INTO yours
I kissed you with my open heart
orange and chocolate
streams of intense
light
 
and
 
you
cried
c
r
i
e
d
 
o
let
it
f
l
o
w
 
water
water in the river
 
silent
 
water in your eyes
so hot the water and our soul
and our
moment of truth
 
lay your legs on mine
and let your thighs meet mine
let me lick your tears
it was
you were
b
e
a
u
t
i
f
u
l

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Twine
John M. Ward

Tangled
legs like fine twine
we weave each other close
to share another tiny moments
embrace

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Desiring your love
janaya
Im hurtin,still desring your love
feeling dull with no color
like a young white dove.
 
Im constently feelin nuttin but pain
lookin for the sun raise
but findin nuttin but rain
 
My heart aches wantin to be with you
like sean paul
i wanta stick to you like glue
 
I hurtin badly wantin to kiss those sweet soft lips
my hands around your neck
your hands slidin down my hips
 
Wantin to do the things we use to do
sleepin togetha
and wakin up to your beautiful view
 
The way i want you is so sick
im carvin you
im cravin u,like a chocholic
 
The way im desring your love is gettin me pissed
I dont even know why
I love someone who could neva exist.

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MY BEARS
Darby Diana
  Mr. Humphrey Bear snores all night,
  Miss Fluffy is a pretty sight,
  Our home is full of all kinds of bears
  Not all the same,
  Each one has a different name,
  They have a style of their own
  They sit on tables together,
  All ready to tell their stories,
  When you see the smile on their faces,
  You have no worries,
  My bears are from different places,
  You can see the happiness on their faces,
  I love Mr. Georgie Bear in his red pajamas,
  Miss Ballerina dances in her pink fare
  My teddies are my friends,
  They will be with me everywhere.
  My teddies are in view, Morning, noon & night
  To me, that is alright Teddy Bears in my life.

 

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"WHAT LOVE CAN MEAN"
                               Jackie Douglass
                                                                              
Love can me so much
And to to some it can mean nothing
Some say it just to touch
And it can leave such a sting
 
The word love can be the worst
So many get hurt
When it comes to that so many are cursed
So many for nothing will exert
 
I don't want to fall again
I don't want to hurt anymore
I know the time will come, but when?
If i get told again, I pray it's from his core.
 
He said he was true,
Oh if I only knew.                

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Swaddled in plastic womb a million miles from home
Weaving and wobbling, stumbling, crashing through tones of steel
Slithering through minute cracks, worm holes left by alien slime
Slipping through, oozing out, expanding from pressure released
 
Viscous goo clinging to clamped eyelids peeled away, ripping
Fresh flesh tingled numb, tissue fluid, alkaline rain
Blood shot cornea, scoured criss-crossed, Kevlar mesh
Corrosive tears, blister scars down marble slides
 
Dripping. Dripping. Stooped on four. Morphing, coalescing
Inch by inch. Direction unknown. Slimy, erythrocyte trail
Angelsí wings gentle, to caramel skies
Fetal Olympian in nutrient medium, Eros revived

niri maharaj

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BIRTH
LEE MOSLEY
I'm walking through the woods today,
Feeling fine, all doubt at bay,
Trees are dense, I'm so secure,
Not much to see, myself so sure.
 
Fields I see not far ahead,
My heart begins to beat with dread,
The comfort felt while in the wood,
Evaporates, a fallen hood.
 
Exposure to the world is nigh,
I'm scared and so I start to cry,
A light of which I've never seen,
Invades my eyes, so bright, so keen.
 
I'm lifted up into the sky,
I feel as though I'm going to die,
Then I see there's no way back,
The woods are gone, there's no more black.
Now there's comfort once again,
In the arms of my Guardienne.

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Passion and Hope
Megan Pollak
time ticks away
the second hand slowly passing the numbers by
i sit waiting for the seventh day
my thoughts lure traps in my mind
th where all i think is you
you face in the front of my mind
the picture of you never fades or goes away
my body urns for your kiss
and i start to cry because all i've missed
as the rippling water reaches the shore
i wonder if i could love you more
my heart speeds up at the thought of your touch
i know i'm missing you probably too much
what can i do?
what can i say?
how can i get to you?
how can i get time to go to another day?
the sun goes down past the hills
making darkness fall
i lie down, my sleep is still
my frown softens into a smile
because i know i'll be dreaming of you

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The Wanderers
by Roger Pink
 
A moonlights kiss of nights caress,
With stirring breeze to move the trees,
The starlit wonder of the sky,
Envelopes all the wanderers.
With drifting sands scraping song,
And crashing waves that sing along,
The sun that brings a joy to life,
Smiles upon the wanderers.
With gentle ice to cool the soul,
And windswept snow that hides the ground,
There is a shelter from the cold,
That burns the gathered wood around.
Throughout it all there is a sound,
Reverberating all around,
The ice is cracking on the ground,
Beneath the souls of the wanderers.

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Through
BY  Lil T.

 

through all the pain
through all the days that rained
through all the smiles and the frowns
baby you still make my world go around
through all the tears
through all the days we act like we didn't care
through out the year
you're still here
your love is special and true
that's why i love you

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baby if your feelin down
just fly with me
ill take you out of town
to a place that's romantic and free
can you get away
the air will be easier to breathe
i promise to brighten up your days
forget about your man come with me
all he does is put stress in you
with me ill treat you like a queen
i will never hurt you boo
just the both of us as a team
we could make it through
ill bring happiness to you sugar
love will flow through the air as we kiss
i guarantee to love better
i will grant you your every wish
i just hate to see you hurt
im not tryin to flirt
a beautiful women like you needs to be treated right
can you get away and fly with me tonight
there's no time to waste
lets get away to another place
and ill show you how love really taste
happiness is waiting now
come with me ill show you what loves all about
just come along and lay back
i know you need some time to relax
i understand inside your dying
tired of hearing all his lyings
come with me and we can start the loving
 
By Lor

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Girl I promise to u and God above
To hold you, comfort you, and show u love.
 
Baby I promise to do everything in my power
To be with you every minute every second and every moment of the hour
 
Girl I promise to devote myself to you and only you
I'll devote everyday  and every night because u know my love is true
 
Baby I know I can't promise not to break your heart cuz no man is perfect
But I do promise to stand by you through thick and and thin and even if we're poor or rich
 
And when it feels like ur body has given up and it begins to ache
I promise to caress and rub your body the right way.
 
Baby I promise to be with you through all the good times and bad times
Just as long as your with me and im with you everything will be just fine
 
Girl I promise to be with you when your alone and feeling scared
If you ever need me just holla and ill be there
 
I want to end this promise by saying your beautiful, and dont let anybody tell you anything different.
I don't care if its your mother or your father even if they r payin the rent.

corderial

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In a quiet field;
Where the grass peacefully sways,
And is covered by a dark blanket,
With carefully pierced holes,
That shed a tranquil , inspiring light,
Surrounded by beautiful flowers;
Lie a lone bud.
Whose tender petals
Poke eagerly at their covers,
Growing impatient by the pale light of the night.
Waiting.
For what?  Anything.
To be seen,
To be loved,
To be heard.
To be gently caressed
By the bumble beeís bristly legs.
To see!
Oh to see everything by the pale light of the night.
Just, to be...

Brittany Johnson

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saying goodbye
by my mother in law brenda cloe
this quite morning
i rubbed my eyes
as i sit outside and gently sigh
 
it wont be long before were gone
i thought to my self
 a different song,
 
peeping eyes upon me saw
a shinny black coat and soft black paw
a crooked ear and cold wet nose
i imagined the past
as the picture froze
 
i saw the children we once had
playing prank, but not so bad
so much laughter and so much pain
id go through that all over again
 
our memories are sweet
as we go forth
to another place,which we have,chose
 
and we will remember those peeping eyes
as we look up at the pail blue skies
rubbing my eyes on a dewy morn
and smiling happily as i gently yawn.

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"Why Cant You See"
 Christopher Steven
  
I wish I could make you see, the greatness of our love. You say you want to be alone. But is that any way to end up?
I know things are confusing and might not always be great. But you better make up your mind, before itís too late.
My life is what I offer, you are my reward.  I can promise you forever and the love of life.  I hope you donít let your past, mess up your becoming my wife. Because being alone is not the answer. So why canít you see. It is right there in front of you. Itís simply me.

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u were never the 1 i expected
4 u were the 1 i neglected
u were the 1 i always rejected
because we never really connected
little did i kno u were affected
years passed, and i couldn't have guessed it
u had a love 4 me, but u were scared 2 stress it
now u r 1 i surely would have selected
being harmful 2 u was wrong and i'll always regret it
now u'r luv is something i have gladly accepted
it will never drift away from me because i will not let it
baby girl u are my love that was unexpected

janeroe crume

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Marcus
Crystal
I met a guy,
he was really shy,
unpredictably quiet,
unusually friendly.
 
sexy carmel colored eyes,
spiked dark brown hair,
not too tall,
but he was hotter than them all.
 
weirder than most,
that's what made him unusually,
unique.
 
he plays the acoustic guitar,
the bass too,
talented with his hands,
he played the piano too.
 
such a talented person,
a photogenic memory,
memories may come,
memories may be forgotten,
but how could you forget,
 
the times you shared,
with this loveable weirdo,
named,
Marcus.

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I Need You.
Roxanna
I need you near to warm my heart,
forever her, but more apart.
Your hair so golden like the sun,
our life together just begun.
I love you dearly, my love is deep,
you're in my thoughts, you're in my sleep.
When you caress me in my sweet dreams,
i feel your presence, or so it seems.
I wake up lonely and look around,
but you my darling cannot be found.
I feel rejection, i fell the pain,
but your sweet love ill never gain.
Imagine if we were together
just you and i, always forever.
I always feel when you are near,
i feel the warmth, i feel the fear.
And so this poem is yours to treasure,
i wish we were always together.
You've stole my heart, you've took my soul,
and i no now that your my goal.
I'll think of you throughout my life,
of all the pain, of all the strife.
So my sweet love i must now go,
this poem is here to let you know;
That all i want is your sweet love,
your face a treasure, sent from above.
My feelings now will always stay,
in my heart, not far away.
My thoughts of you always remain,
and they will stay, always the same.

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BALLET OF THE HEART    
By: Sharon Flynn
 
Down the esplanade
of tapestry embellished lanes,
my heart goes twirling by
with toe shoes on pointe.
A rich ballet of love songs
filling the sustained
chords of adagio
with delightful, grand plies'
My heart dancing
round and round
whirling past
the hour of love
in swirling, rond de jambe.
My heart stepping closer
and closer to yours
dazzling you with
its sweeping movement
of love and forever,
of its heart and soul finale

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THE CRUCIFIED ONE
                          Irene Gardner Copyright ©1978
 
King of the Jews was he they said, as they placed a crown of thorns
               upon his head.
Some beat him and spat on him as hate for him they felt, while those
               who feared and loved him, prayed as they knelt.
Their precious savior being put to death in shame, by those who
               feared him and knew not his name.
Can you imagine how horrible a sight it was to see, our precious
               Jesus, hanging on that tree.
His tongue so swollen from naught to drink, his body slowly beginning to sink.
His precious blood flowing on the ground, while his garment was gambled
                for and tossed around.
With a kiss of death our Lord was named, by Judas who afterwards,
                 he himself hanged.
Oh the torture that Judas Iscariot must feel, as he burns in Hell
                 with wounds that won't heal.
Could it be that Jesus as he hung on that tree, was seeing our faces,
                  you and me.
Might he have thought "oh how I love all of you, when he cried out,
                  Father forgive them, for they know not what they do.
It fills my heart with shame and it makes me want to cry, to think
                  that my sweet Jesus died, for such a worm as I!

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Once she was my friend, we had it all
But it had come to the end, and then it became small
 
No more walking and hanging out
Nothing for us to talk about
 
When we had the time to share
All she did was left and didnít care

Jesse Boado

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~SUMMER LOVE~
Cara Oldham
 
I loved you
You loved me
We were meant to be
 
Like the sun
And like the moon
We will be one soon
 
They wanted to destroy us
They wanted us to be no more
But they were yet to the core
 
Unforgettable days
Untouchable nights
We will put up a fight
 
Betrayal, lust, cheating, love
We have been through it all
Harms big and small
 
Prohibited speaking
How could they be so cruel
They thought I was a fool
 
I donít care how long I will have to wait
Itís like a horrible love song
But guess what we will triumph and prove them all wrong

 

 

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