OPEN MIC ENCORE I

AUGUST, 2005

When I am alone,
and in the darkest of all the dark,
you are with me in spirit.
When I am cold and lonely,
you are always there to keep me company.
When I love no one and no one loves me back,
you are there to kiss me gently.
When I am cold and crying,
you are there to hold me.
If, ever I need something,
you are right there beside me,
no matter how far away you are.
If ever I need someone to talk to,
you are there to hold my hand.
Even in the darkest most hateful hours,
of my doomed, unfortunate life,
you are never far away.
And, you will forever be,
my Puppy,
my savior,
MY SOLDIER!

   -Apple!

 

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While You Sleep

I gently touch your face while you're sleeping.
Skin as soft as the petals of a budding rose.
And I breath in every feature like a breath of fresh air.
From the gentle curve of your nose, to your ash brown hair.
I softly kiss your cheek and thank the lord i found you
before i go to sleep

                                           mrp1p

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Watching Over Me
Ciara Lewis
Do you remember when use to ask you
are you looking at me?  Well now I see
you're just watching over me.  We have
our ups and our downs.  And sometimes
you do make me frown.  But now I see you're
the one who watches over me.  I love you I
do with all my heart.  Although sometimes
things do fall apart.  But I still love you
deep within my heart.

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Especially For You
Jamela Johnson
Over the years we've grown closer together
through good times and bad
fun times and sad.
No matter how many arguments
and how many fights,
we still stayed together
just like we like.
That's why I'm writing this
Especially For You
because over the years
we can finally say
our love is true.
Being with you is always the same
because when you cry
I can feel your pain.
I promise to be here
through thick and thin
not only as your girl
but also as a friend.

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i cant help the way i feel about you,
my heart aches when i look at you,
my head spins when i talk to you,
and i keep messing up my words.
i cant really explain it in a way you'll understand,
so i keep it to my self and hope that one day you'll be my helping hand.

sarah

 

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And They Shall Be One
   Diesel Dan

When the Lord called to His angels
there was thunder from the throne
He said there is a child of mine down there
whose been too long alone
So He called one precious angel
out from all the rest
and said I'm sending you my child
for you are my very best
Now there are no words to say how much
to Him this child was worth
for the Lord to send an angel here
to walk upon this earth
Then again when they were married
there was thunder from the throne
He said I see my child now
no longer is alone
Now listen to my story
for I know that it is true
that God does answer prayer you see
for there's nothing He can't do
Now I know this precious angel
who lives a mortal's life
for I was that lonely child of His
and that angel is my wife!
                        

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" Heaven"
 Julie Lane
 Some people argue about if heaven exists, and I tell them it does. Because when I look into my wife's eyes I can see heaven. When I'm near her I feel like I'm in heaven and at night when the stars are out and shining brightly. She takes me to heaven even if there is no heaven or if I don't get to go. I was in heaven when I am with you so hell would be worth it, because I did my time in heaven or maybe hell is the hard times we go though.
 SO, in that case no hell could get between us because when I got down on one knee for a woman like you I knew I was headed to heaven.
I Love You!
 
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.:For all the times:.
Katelyn
For all the times
I hurt myself
And wished i wouldn't be
Who was there to help me?
You were ... a stranger
 
For all the times
I cried a lot
And wished the pain would stop
Who was there to reassure me?
You are a friend
 
For all the times
I got mad
And wished everyone would go to hell
Who was there to listen to my complaints?
You are a boyfriend
 
For all the times
I ran away
And tried to hide from the truth
Who was there to find me?
You are my love
 
For every time
We got mad
And wouldn't even talk
Who was there to fix it?
We are a couple

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MY DREAM
by Alex Braid
 
She dances alone
And reminds me
Of flowers fashioned with love
Of magic, spirit
And life eternal.
I love her hair
And i love her smile
I love her eyes
Shine wildly in the moonlight.
She stands alone
And reminds me
Of summer dreams
A time of hope
And love thereafter.
 

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Fantastic Lust

lee carr
When i walked into the room,
you were standing there so sharp in the suit,
you looked and talked like 007 with a soused twist,
so sexy, so smart almost irresistible,
the man of my dreams,
when we started to talk it got better,
we had a lot in common,
you thought i was opinionated,
i thought you were quite arrogant,
you invited me round for a party,
every time we talked i thought about us,
what wedding dress i should wear,
how many children we should have,
the music you put on made the mood even more intense,
you moved closer as we talked,
you moved your hand on my thigh,
you looked into my eyes,
i thought we were going to kiss,
the tension was so high the air was thin,
your hand moved further up my thigh,
then your wife came in and the perfect marriage assumed!
 

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The Love Affair
Mary Chapman
 
Hearts bond with loves passion
Surrender in us
Desired thoughts of joy
She struggles with memories
Of the mistake
Her mind submerged rushes
To unfold the guilt in her eyes
Of the love affair

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WITHOUT YOU I AM.....
Dheeraj Nathani
A SEA WITHOUT WATER
A SKY WITHOUT SUN
A MOTHER WITHOUT CHILD
A MAN WITHOUT WOMAN
 
A GUN WITHOUT A BULLET
A RAIN WITHOUT CLOUDS
A GRASS WITHOUT GREENERY
A BREATH WITHOUT AIR

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OREIBASIA
   by Jameel Heath
 
Midwinter madness ravaging the hills,
sacred wine, and the wild women it fills,
Dionysus calling his faithful to feed,
ecstatic nymphs racing this way,
the goat shall have no time to bleed,
rip and rend till the frenzy ends,
spin and dance, what a dangerous trance,
earthy antennae for what mad forces send,
wilderness gazing back in wonder,
astounding creations running down the road,
hearts pounding like distant thunder,
like me there mids were torn asunder,
forever? forever I can not abide,
from each second I run and hide,
into two-dog, into brew,
into the sweet earth, into you,
mother-sister I secretly long to subdue.

 

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Making friendship
Eva Brown
Over the river
Behind the tree
Lies a secret
for you and for me
 
You can make a toy
you can make a doll
But you cant make a friend
With scissors or a ball
 
You need to be content
You need to be kind
You need to be caring
All if the time
 
A friend lasts forever
Wait and you'll see
Just how special,
A friend can be

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Unlovable
Heather Mitchell
Youíre a hollow body without a heart,
A lost spirit incapable of remorse,
Wandering aimlessly falling apart,
Like a pilot devoid of his course. 
 
An empty essence having no soul,
Content to remain a human shell,
Living onward not entirely whole,
Falsely believing that all is well.
 
Probably destined to remain alone,
Act machine like almost mechanical,
As emotional as weathered stone,
Disconnected ignorant methodical.
 
Locked inside a box you allow no one near,
Exist as a detached mind unaware,
Unconcerned deaf ears unable to hear,
Block out the world without thought or care.
 
So many wonders left unseen by eyes blind,
Shall never feel the joy of a loverís soft touch,
True meaning in life you cannot hope to find,
While purposely missing out on so very much.
 

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A LOVER'S LIE
Sonia Ponce
 
i'm filled with confusion
thinking of certain times
times that we were together
times you fed me your lies
all of that is over now
but my feelings for you refuse to die
i sit here thinking
wondering if you were ever true
 
i told you how i felt
you said you felt the same
were you playing tricks?
or did the time make you change?
whatever it was
it really hurt
at night you'll find me crying
blaming you
 
the lover's game will bring pain to all
whether it's a lie
or a plan
or a fall

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Time Wasted
Tahlor the #1 ACE of SPADES

It was 2 months 2 weeks and a day i wasted on u
I think to myself y did I say yes in the 1st place
Once again Tahlor has her heart broken by a pretty boy face
Questioning why why i let that sweet precious time of my heart go to waste
 
It was 72 days i wasted on u
Now i think to myself about wat a huge mistake i made
All the things i didn't possess I gave
Now i'm left empty, lonely as you left you took all, leaving nothing to remain
How stupid was i to let the clock stop luv someone and let the time go to waste
 
It was 1872 hours i wasted on u
I think about how i luv'd to hear my name said next to ur name
How you changed me from a smart girl to a drugee with a messed up brain
Had me going crazy wishing I could touch ur face
Missed out on opportunities because with u time i waste
 
It was 112,320 minutes i wasted on u
Now i think of how much i long to be with u
Compared to everyone else no one could do me like you do
I'd say yes again I wouldn't hesitate
Then again i'd be loosing time my life going to waste
 
It was 6,739,200 seconds i wasted on u
I just wish i didn't say yes and made the choices i made
The maybe i wouldn't feel so suicidal like i do today
If i could go back in time, fall out of luv, not ask u for ur name
Then i wouldn't be crien ova the time with u i waste
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FREESTYLE
  by Jameel Heath
 
Brought on down to the ground,
oh my heavens! what's that sound?
death rejoicing and reaping with glee,
blood and slime splashed all around,
darkness trying to stretch across my sight,
all I can do is chase the light,
from here to there then back again,
torch in hand where it's always been.

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 My cry  
Bertha Molina

 
all i ever wanted was to be loved
all i ever seeked while i was beneath
all people said was how beautiful it was how it meant the world to have some one love you. so while i wasn't getting this love i decided to set my self free. Free from hate free from the emptiness i felt inside i decided to take my live.goodbye. drip...drip......drip....( a whisper)
all i ever wanted was to be loved 
 

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Russell
Courtney
do you cry yourself to sleep at night?
i do
i give you all my trust
why cant you?
i look at you and i cry
cause you
shared with me
your wish to die
i try my best n' get
no where
you lack the trust
yet i know
you still care
you mean so much but
feel so little
now giving into your pain
breaking you down each day
so you've
tried numbing your
heart body soul and brain
now all you have is the knife in your hand
as you said to me upon the roofttop
high above the trees
all the city we could see
"the knife doesn't fail the second time courtney"
i just want to die
the message got but refuse
to accept
not now nor ever
forgot
all it really takes is one person
to share the care

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Dilemma
Manisha Banerjee

Itís difficult to be away from you
My yearning for you enhances
Its difficult to be near you
I feel absolutely confused
Itís difficult to forget u
My mind is in tussle 
Itís difficult to remember you 
I feel awfully pensive
Itís difficult to say No
Because I know thatís untrue
Itís difficult to say yes
I am petrified..
It  might be  a fiasco!
 
I am in trepidation and despair
Then  I am lifted to heights of joy!
But alas!
I am plunged into deep abyss again!

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Pax Vobiscum
for E. B.
by cornelius crosson
I wish I had the language
I wish I had the craft
 
To offer solace,
To ease your pain and
lay to rest your sorrow:
One time for all time.
 
Wrapped in darkness
Rapt in fear
The end is always,
The moment never clear.
 
Held close, soft sobbing
clenching our hearts
Caught in the middle between
The light and the dark
 
I wish I had the language
I wish I had the craft

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No Matter What
 Laura
No matter what I do I can not forget you
As hard as I may try you will always be on my mind
Your smile
Your gorgeous eyes
And the way you look at me
Just gets me high!
 
No matter what I do I can't let you go
I have tried so many times and my body keeps telling me NO
I have been torn in two between wanting you and leaving you
But as much as I try I can never leave you
Because I have realized that I am lost without you!
 
No matter what I do can't forget your touch
The way you move my hair out of my face
Just send chills down my spine
The way you kiss me softly
Makes me feel like I'm in heaven!
 
No matter how hard I try I can't get the feeling of you out of my mind
When we make love it's something that I have never felt before
I feel like I'm in complete ecstasy over you
Everything you do to me is so amazing
It's breathtaking
You leave my body wanting so much more
YOU ARE SO ADDICTING!
 
 :-* AND NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU! :-*

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When the clouds take away your sunshine,
and rain starts to pour with storms of different kind
I turn to you.
When my life is bright like the first sunrise,
I hope you accept my smile,
Cuz I wanna share it with you.
I smile cuz im happy,
And when your sunshine is taken, always know that you have me,
Cuz I had you.
We can share ourÖ
Joy
Happiness
Tears and pain,
The future is bound to be here,
But when it comes, nothing can change,
We will not let it,
We have to cherish this friendship. This day onÖ

Van 

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To my Best Friend
grace d. castaneda
Life has its own ways, Love has its own rules
         in this game we play
You and I are lost in a battlefield,
         Trapped with no armors, no shields
Must we continue the fight or just let go,
         what lies ahead we really do not know
Somehow we must face it together
         But this you should always rememberÖ
 
My love, you ask, when will it falter
         I reply, ďuntil the twelfth of never
Understand that your memory Iíll carry in my heart,
         For best of friends we will never be apart
And if ever you need to soothe away the pain,
         Always listen to this refrain:
Hold my hand and Iíll take you there
         Somehow, someday somewhereÖ
 
But I know the time will come,
         You will find another tune to hum
Each day that will pass us by,
         Will soon conceal the scar and no more will I cry
So hold on to the feeling if you must,
         Your secrets are safe with me and you can always trust
Tonight, I will leave you with one kiss,
         Together with it Iíll let go of the love Iíll always miss.

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11th Street Wisdom
Jada 
This city has consumed me fully
I couldn't get out if I wanted to
Like a caged dog.
 
I walk down the same streets you do
Do you ever think about June 12, 2003?
My stomach burns just thinking about it.
 
I long for new apartment smell and stark-nakedness.
Its never gonna happen
I always light a pumpkin candle.
 
Don't I wish I were you
Living the lies and feeling the fame.
A big gold star for your modesty
All hail to you.

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Come live with me
JJ Mcbride
I am here to clean your office
Empty the garbage
Keep the carpet clean
Vacuum around your polished executive business shoes
 
In your dignified two thousand dollar suit and tie
Your remote and serious face
Your elite voice and hundred dollar haircut
Your life so far from mine
 
Come live with me
 
I will show you how
First, as I vacuum beneath your desk
I will grab your ankle
and before you know what hit you
 
I will take off your
Shinier than a black mirror
Fancy Italian shoes
And then your silk business socks
 
Come live with me
 
Your bare feet
Smooth and pale and pampered
White Collar feet
But not for long....
 
Come live with me
 
Leave your fancy shoes and socks
To cry for their owner
Gleaming sentinels
Under your desk
 
Don't struggle
Stand and I
Will take your manicured hand
To lead you, barefoot, out of your office
 
Forget the computer and your briefcase
And the cell phone
And the MBA
And the office
 
Come live with me
 
Here, take the service elevator
For the very first time
Here is my beat-up 1989 Ford
Just relax
 
We will take the exit
Into my blue-collar neighborhood
There is my trailer
Now step right out
 
Come live with me
 
Settle down on my dirty sofa
Put your bare feet up
On my formica table with the crack
I will dismantle the upper-crust you
 
I take off your monogrammed gold cufflinks
Your wrist watch and your tie pin
Here - let me get that nice silk necktie off you
Now we will take off your high-and-mighty business suit
 
Come live with me
 
No more blue pinstriped business suits or ties for you
No more starched white shirts or designer underwear
Here are some overalls and a
Dirty t-shirt
 
Put them on
Get used to it
Keep the cufflinks
Only to scratch the soles of your feet
 
Come live with me
 
Tomorrow quit your job
Give away your stocks and condo
What is this in your suit?
Keys to your Porsche
 
No - you won't need them
Shoes? No. Just some plastic flip-flops
When you start work
Washing dishes at the diner down the street
 
Come live with me
 
I will cut up your tailored suit and shirt and tie
To make rags
So you can do the dishes, barefoot in the kitchen
While I am work
 
Here is a beer
NASCAR is on
You won't need to shave
Grow a beard and grow your hair
 
Come live with me
 
You will get used to it
I will train you to speak
A new language
Far from your office and your Ivy League diploma and your impeccable grooming
 
Six months from now
Belching and sweating as you wash the dishes in the diner
You scratch your beard
Those Italian leather dress shoes just a memory

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Northbound Beetle
Southbound Bug:
yellow dot on windshield!
Cornelius Crosson 

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Saved
sabra fazal
I know how to hurt,
And I know how to heal,
The one who believes me gives me birth,
In a flash but early I feel,
I know how to concern,
The one who talks too futile,
Takes his belongings in end and burn,
Cross your minds then see a mysterious sun,
Who lit its flames on the roots of your feet,
Saved by the Jesus you trust,
Gives you food to eat,
Wind blows and gives dust,
Thatís how you man are made to compete,
Crashing your way to the drove,
You see Jesus surrounded by foes,
You fight you plead and then strove,
Searching and cursing like some immoral woes,
You see anguish in the eyes though,
The same spark which glows so clean,
Kind your words but oh!
 The winding down so hurtful but seen,
The solitary who saved,
The one who guide,
But there the hearts of people were caved,
But enlighten the world by His side.

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The Days
 
the days I find myself a sea
when the taste of life is bittersweet
I long to visit the child in me
tiny girl of enormous wonder
feelings a burst Technicolor
girl as bright as the light
she shines with
spirited
firechild
dawning
where are you my child within
fearless lion, monkey imp
come to me now while there's still a chance
to free the child in the woman
I am 

Marla DiGiacomo
 

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Cross my heart and hope to die
Another needle in my eye
Yes I am that way inclined
Bound by knots I can't unwind
 
Rip it up and start again
Eat your words and maybe then
You'll pull away, you'll clear my head,
Accept the fact that we are dead

Candy Fordyce

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I try so hard but nothing but tears of of cry and anger comes out of my eyes.I wish it could all be okay I sitting in this house, watching it with my own eyes.
 
Its sad, painful and scarey. What is going on? I have nowhere to go and nowhere to hide. Why do I have to be this way? I'm so scared and worried that I wont be around for long. Is it natural or unique? No one will know. But someday it will be discovered. 
Kelsie

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this really isn't a poem but here
diego
instead of going under why not just forget. for you it would be perfect mayb ur not worth it i thought it was easy but all the things i said but fuck it i know all the words that have gone i'm trying jus to let you know iam better off on my own i tried to b perfect nothing could have gone so wrong but yet agian its all ur fault if u believe it was me idc have a nice life of sin and shame by your self while i still don't love you i cry because i really do even thou i'm half way dead jus give me ur one last kiss with ur lips of poison and murder me and bury me alive and take my old torn heart for keeps

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Escaping Loneliness
My heart is empty
Ripping right through me
Trying to fill what canít be filled
Trying to kill what canít be killed
I feel the hole deep within me
How can I escape being lonely?
I left here without a companion
All I need in this world is a friend
Iím not lacking love
Or neither faith above
I donít know what to do
I got to think this through
Will I die alone?
And waste away till all thatís left is bone
Will I find someone?
Will they be the one?
And will they want to be with me
Can I escape being lonely?
                           -Damien Steinrich

 

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