OPEN MIC ENCORE I - The Love Poems
(Please do not steal poems. No one can say what you are feeling as well as you
can. So find your own words. But do read these poems to take courage that
others who have felt muted by love have found ways of expressing themselves.
And do take time to love: yourself, everything around you (animate or
inanimate), and let your friends, co-workers, family, and even strangers know
that you love them as these poets have. Blessed be! \o/ )
My Students, My Valentines
My students mean the world to me
You help me view the world, you see
From Japan and France, and China, too
From India, Colombia, and Taiwan, a few.
From over the world you bring your names
You bring your thoughts, ideas and games.
You teach me there are many ways
To be a part of the world these days.
All of my students give me their life
They hand me their expectations and trust so rife.
I must try to present them the best of me
To give them the world on a platter, you see.
I try to be there for them when they are in need
With questions, or assistance, or a shoulder, indeed.
I want to help them weather this storm
So they not feel so alone and forlorn.
There’s Hiroko, so sweet, and Eric so fine
And Sharon is like a good glass of wine.
There’s Devi a pearl, and Sonia a gem
And Ayaka who’s not like any of them.
There’s Yasu, so free, and HaiYan so real
And Warming who knows he is the real deal.
There’s Jing, a beautiful woman I see
And David, like a warm breeze passing over me.
If I were in a foreign place such as this
I know they would help me, like a bro or a sis.
So generous and good, such noteworthy traits
I’m so lucky to have them, it is my fate.
Teaching you is like winning the prize
Touching my heart, touching your lives.
And so during this month of love, I pine
Will you be my Valentine?
Your Grateful Teacher,
Picture in your mind
Sunflowers standing alone
Waiting for the day
You'll never know
Ben David Higson
Your name I know not what, but you really hit the spot,
Unbeknown to you, you've lit my fuse.
I've only met you once, but you've filled my head like a drug,
I wonder if you treasure my same views.
Your sexiness is overwhelming, endearing and intoxicating,
That flirtatious twinkle in your eyes melts my heart.
When you laugh you cure my sadness and sparkle like a diamond,
You're gorgeous and I'd do anything for you.
All the things I strive for in my life, I've found there in your smile,
I'm charmed sweetheart, spellbound without a doubt.
You seem strung with sensitivity and harbour such affection,
I'd love to find out what you're all about.
You are a precious angel and you wear it oh so well,
I only wish you could feel the same as me.
Although, could I ever allow you to break my heart in two,
You'll never know,
He was here that day
A month later the phone rang
They called to talk to him.
He was out the door in less then 24 hours
He was gone now.
When will he come back?
Or will he come back?
I just want him to be back.
I know he is gone for a reason
He is helping this great country of ours
He's a hero in my eyes
Training the young to protect
And now they will serve,
just as he has done his whole life
I miss him Each day I miss him more
But it is one more day closer till he will be home
Oh, when will they send him home?
Please let it be soon.
Emily Van Arkel
A pointless struggle for love”
“Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter”
Though I sit in silence and quietness,
For if you gave me that unwilling happiness,
Oh’ pathetic heart that lies within,
In which it earnest a love that never begins,
Where is the ecstasy? Why do I struggle to escape?
Pity my hopeless desires, that sadness you create,
Falling out of the cold gray ski’s, does my spirit roam for truth,
Yet, I wonder in an iceless cave of darkness searching for you,
Oh’ you are there, but you heart is hard with a crack of light beaming,
Everything that’s within me tries so hard with pointless dreaming,
Why did you be the one chosen?
You keep my heart sad and broken,
My tears do fall, but yet are unseen,
For if you saw my hurt, you’d not understand and grieve,
You sympathy in nonexistent,
In which I have failed with my dark shadow in far distance,
For if you were tamed to the dark wintery bed,
My wild spirit would roam with movement instead,
I decay slowly in the deepest and darkest hours,
Yet you still trumpet through with your unseen, deceitful powers,
How do I keep the waves to not overflow?
With my sunken sunlight and dimming glow,
Why can’t you see what should be felt there?
Nothing in me with you can be cleared,
Let my rose wither with my sent decreasing for whatever I may do,
Shhh, the secret that I hate to reveal,
Is that sadly I still love you......
THE EDGE OF THE PATH
by Aaron Buffington
I hope we can see eye to eye again some day. Although, many times we
have stood at the edge of the path together and walked back into safety, I was
a fool and left you there in search of old horizons. We may not walk the same
road of life anymore, but we will always be together, for that is the love I
feel. I shall never forget the joy you brought into my life. You are a miracle
in true form. I know in the final days we shall walk through the gates hand in
hand, side by side. I shall wait an eternity, if I must, to prove that my
heart is pure. But until the day comes, that we are reunited, I will be
waiting at the edge of my path.
TOM CRUISE FOR DORIAN GRAY
tiong chung hoo
Dorian Gray...if someone would
Just make that movie on
Oscar Wilde's dreamed man
Dorian Gray, the imaginery
Dashing art-inclined lad
With the robust and
That rocked the
Art circle in
A flamboyant lad that reminds
Me of the ever youthful Tom Cruise
Who got the world
Dazed with his toothy grin
Handsome frame and
A springy warm physique
That rouse the widest
Desires of every lass
P is for Pat My Back.
A Is for Andrew.
R Is for Rotation.
T Is for Tea.
Y Is for Yugio.
O is for Original.
N is for not a fake.
H is for History.
O Is for Oscar.
T Is for Taco
A Is for Andrew.
S Is for So what if i get jigi with it.
U is for u looking at me.
My eye blinks
I shed a tear
They left me
You are my angel,
shinning like a star.
But then you left,
you were suddenly so far.
When you came into my world,
I thought, how lucky could I be?
I was blessed with you,
you are so special to me.
You lived for only weeks,
but then you had to go.
I was so upset,
that I hope you know.
The doctors tried to help,
but that they couldn't do.
You were a tiny baby,
I wished they could help you.
You are my angel,
shinning like a star.
But then you left,
you were suddenly so far.
Free As A Bird
Her wings were broken
Not able to fly and soar
Wounded, and in pain.
Wings mended in time
Freed from the bondage of self
Her spirit broke free.
Healing breezes blow
She flies freely on the breeze
Elfin soars on high.
I thought you were different, i thought it could work
But you have proven to me that all guys are jerks.
You said you liked me, i believed it to be true
And now im stuck here with out you.
I'm thinking of nothing else, not even myself and i begin to realize
That your flirty ways can hypnotize.
Your such a site to see, yet sometimes i cant stand to be around you
Because when ever i do i feel like a fool.
I say i wont wait, but i know i will
Cuz to be with you would be a thrill.
You have moved on so quickly, I didn't even see it coming
To relieve the pain i find myself rhyming.
Maybe me with another guy will make you see, that we would be so impeccable
And our relationship to others would be admirable.
So take what i have said, but not lightly
For the sake of my soul remains in your hands tightly.
"What I can't have"
The Fallen Angel Belial
It's driving me insane since I can't have the one I want.I feel like your love
was just a taunt.A way for u to make me want.Want the love I have been
searching for all my life! Since I can't have you....I want to end my life.Why
should I go on? Because have you already moved on? What about the love that
was once there...is it now gone? Where did we go wrong? Was your love just not
that strong? Was it me or was it you? Maybe I was just a fool,a fool to think
that I could have you! If I could only make understand why I would wrather be
dead than to go on living another day without you! Please my love.....listen
to what Ihave to say to you! these word's that I am about to say come from my
heart and are true."I love you"and without you in my life....I would
suffer a pain like no other deep in side my heart. So now that I know that I
can't have you....then I guess this is where I say goodbye!!! Because right
here where I stand is where I end my life!
I wish I could touch you,
I really do,
and be together just me and you.
I wish I could kiss you
pres your lips against mine
and feel your arms around me for the rest of time
I wish you loved me
come take away my pain
and see how much ud have to gain
I wish you would look
I wish you could see
how much you really mean to me
But you don't love me
you don't even care
about the love between us and all we could share
What do there eyes see?
What do they think of me?
What do they feel when I'm
Is it all or just some who
have ulterior motive?
Why are they drawn to me?
Can I help it? maybe
Can they help themselves? who
Should I see it coming?
Or should they just stay away
I believe I decide who and
Is it a curse or a gift I
Or is it the human nature of
all men to
see how far each woman will
go and how
soon they can befriend her.
Is it my kindness that's
mistaken for weakness?
it's there ignorance that provokes
my violence. I know
deceiving, if they knew how I
inside would they call the
At times I feel like the
disguise. Do you think they
stay long enough to see that
of me? Or would they see a
reflection of themselves in
eyes. What do they all seek
ask? If so there is a big
to pay at my hearts expense.
for now I'll just play it
and just stay away.
She stirs and wakes,
Her body's numb,
There's not much more it can take.
In the dark corners,
Of her swollen mind,
The desire's real but the afterglow's fake.
A spoon and flame,
The white turns clear.
The currents too strong,
As she drowns in all her fears.
Eyes are clouded,
Now the storm sets in,
The only love she knows,
Slides her away,
As it sweetens the sin.
The blood shot fireworks,
Begin a surreal dance,
She's searching for babylon,
In this fractured romance.
by Isaac O'Bannon
i see a fire burning
i don't even know your name
is it evelyn?
wild fire burning
in your eyes
but for something more
for my future
i am cocky-
i move with precision
feeling your eyes
and then faking it more
i steal glances
when you are not aware
when you're laughing
and at peace
and hope that i can
feign the confidence
to trick myself
into saying hello.
Best of Friends
Lutchi Gabutin Huscusson
I completely remember
It was last September
When you first asked me what is your number
I pretended I never hear
For you voice was not so clear
It was pouring rain that time
And I passed your way and asked for a dime
You said your were standing for quite sometime
And cannot find some place to dine
It was the day of our friendship
It was the beginning of relationship
The kind that filled of hardship
Just to proved and mold what our friends shape
It lasted for years
Joy, laughters and tears
We are the best of friends indeed
The autumn blues
Why now in the fall,
do I still feel sad
over long ago and far away?
She had wide blue eyes
and a pretty smile
short brown hair,
a tomboy, perhaps.
She wasn't much to look at,
but just enough for me,
She was to me a beauty
seen in her blinking eyes.
I envied the rabbits
for years I adored
her from afar,
A literal doll's face,
a Girl Scout who put
strange thoughts in my head.
her sly little grin,
I relish still.
She was a long-haired blonde,
a slight and perky thing,
who was always there.
She said she liked me
and walked to class with me,
for a just a little while.
I should feel fortunate
I do, but I feel lonely
for them and I felt older
High school was colder
without them and now,
as I drink from
the bittersweet cup
of memory, I feel colder too
aaron d. galamgam
accept this offering-
an iron heart
softened by the warmth
I need no more
at long last
your own...sense of balance
if once my
The big day has come you look nervous but on the surface you look calm and
ready he looks at her and says to him self. Look at her walking down the isle
flashing that beautiful smile on her face. tears of joy run down my face as I
look into her eyes as I wonder why she came at this special place and time. I
thank the lord that you were born and till our final days our love will never
be torn. If the day comes when we have to part I want you to know I will still
love you with all my heart. She has made down the isle the ceremony is almost
over but you will always cherish this moment forever. and as you hurry for
your first night married you know this only the beginning of your life long
Today I saw a turtle.
It was lacking in throttle.
Towards me it started to crawl,
But I was already on the other side of the mall.
Thinking of you
By Hana Durakovic
Thinking of you,
I don’t know why I do,
And always bound,
To your face,
With such grace,
That I can’t let go,
And I can’t show,
What I feel,
Which is strong as steel,
I couldn’t survive without it,
I can’t live with it,
I want to open my heart to you,
But I can’t do that too,
So the only thing I can do,
Is think of you.
You here with me almost one year
You are happy and young as before
I can't believe you don't really fear
The sound of tired torn strings
They played such wonderful things
But now my indifferent hands
Only torment them with no success
I can see now there's so little
For a man to be happy when he loves
Even jealousy anger or ill will
Can't leave a trace on the young face
He is so silent don't ask for love
He only looks at me for long
He stands the horror of me feeling wrong
With a smile that makes both of us strong
Ever since I have seen him
I have stopped lighting lamps
I clutch my heart
And go nowhere
How deep in love Am I
Every moment, its his gorgeous face that remains in my eyes
Oh' his stoic walk so beauteously fine
The flex of his thigh plays smooth melodies in my mind
The gleam of his eyes is as radiant as the sun's own ray
They almost blind my eyes
The kiss of his captivating lips is sweet, warm as honey-drops
And soft as the flower amidst the dew
With each kiss, creating a beautiful song to sing
His serenity envelops me in his sweet gentle grace
Possessing every essence of my being
I must admit
I am lost in his embrace and that I am entranced by the power of his love
It takes me to a secret place
Where all of my dreams are all possible within my grasp
For this, I Shall know his sweet love is mine, with him by my side
I shall never feel out of sight, be alone
For I have a home in his heart
the sunrise reminds me
of when instinct surrenders to reason
the moon, still visible
is full of promise
Love is a fountain, flowing with love.
It refreshes you a warm and cold day.
But sometimes it can overflow with surprises,
Day after day, when you first see it.
Your heart races with excitement.
Love is a splash of joy when you are together
Love is a river
Flowing through your heart
The current of emotions
Shortly drifting apart
So calm at the beginning
The rapidly you hit a rock
Smashing you to pieces
You're slowly falling apart
The river takes a course in which you can't explain
But every relationship has its rocks along the bank
I love you everyday of my life from now
until for ever
we will be together so when you fell lonely.
look up to the star and remember your in my
so even though we have problems I still
because you’ve been with me through good and
bad so thank you love
I’ll always be grateful for having you next
I couldn't have asked for more so thank you
god for giving me this chance.
So even though we are far apart ill always
keep a place for you in heart
Sweet lover, how I long to meet you.
How I want to gaze into your eyes.
How I fear to seek you.
How I fear to love.
I am but a child,
But so close to growing old.
One day my death will be upon me,
and I will be alone.
Sweet lover, come to me.
Hold me in the night.
How I want to hold you.
How I want to cry.
Don't leave me, sweet lover,
To face death.
Be with me.
The Right Time
by Hallee Walsh
Waiting for the right time.
Waiting for the day.
If you waited long enough,
It just might be okay.
This feeling deep inside of you,
That one can not describe.
When should you reveal you thoughts?
You must wait for the right time.
Waiting for the right time
It’s all bottled up inside.
The time is almost perfect,
And you will no longer have to hide.
Waiting for the right time.
Stalling with a glance.
You waited just a second too long,
And now you’ve lost your chance.
A new day
It is a new day and my life has changed
For my long time passiveness is over
Life I will grab with heart and soul
For my worthless suffering has to end
Truth is where I will find peace
For when and where I don’t know yet
But for sure it is not meant to be
In the loneliness of this sterile life
So I will have to find the ways
To enchain my inner forces
Brave and adventurous I shall become
In search of this balance I long for
Legacy Of Our Love
I long to return to your arms at night,
'Till daybreak feeling your warm caress.
To be greeted by your beautiful smile when I return,
Knowing with you my heart was forever safe.
I yearn for the love I felt when our hearts where one,
To feel it once again coursing through my body.
To know I'll always be by your side in love, life, and after,
Wishing for the chance I almost had to take your hand in marriage.
The love we once shared, and nurtured,
Our love outlasting life itself...
By: C.A. Wood
There is a flower;
I have passed;
These many summer days;
And in its beauty;
Have I marveled;
In a sweet and innocent way;
Though winter comes;
And petals wilt;
And slowly fall away;
Each spring it seems;
They come again;
With the sun's first new warm rays;
Though passing days;
No longer take me past;
This flower I adore;
Within my heart;
Its vision stays;
To bloom forevermore.
AM I YOUR GODDESS?
Crystal Kay Runions
I see pain, tears in your eyes. I see torment, coursing through every vien.
You say you love me, you say you'd kill for me. But i ask when i cry, why
can't you just let me die?
Am I your goddess?
Am I your dream?
Am I your light?
I'm not what I seem.
I beat you down 'til you're bloody and sore, but why is it that you crawl back
for more? To me you're just a toy, that i play with rough. You know you're
just there, as another thing to destroy.
Am I your goddess?
Am I your dream?
Am I your light?
I'm not what I seem.
I burn with rage, that I take out on you. But why is it, that you don't have a
clue? Can't you see I'm killing you? Can't you feel your pain? As your heart
burns a hole, the hole I'm burning through?
Am I your goddess?
Am I your dream?
Am I your light?
I'm not what I seem.
09/01/2003 G.N. Vriend
Words you have written speak my hearts desire
Tells the story to which puts my soul on fire
Speaks of the love I have but to you to give
The dreams we have of together the future to live
The pains of loneliness but yet together we share
Expectations of life and love can make us a pair
I see only good in our future and what it can hold
Will create tales for years for others to be told
My heart, my souls desire, I my deepest yearning
Manlihood melted, tears in my eyes deeply churning
Secretly without knowing, words by mere gesture
As you can see my dear, my heart you did capture
Only by the grace of God above I do solely trust
Put us together in love, harmony and yes in lust
To live our lives fully, honestly and in bliss
For this my sweets I would not want never to miss
Oh how your words have spoken my soul.
Moving, falling, slipping
sadness, happiness, loneliness
A Rain Drop
A Father's touch, A daddy's kiss,
A grieving daughter, you're greatly missed.
An empty house, An empty chair,
A father's love no longer there.
A broken heart, tear filled eye,
Another soul to fill the sky.
Many memories in my mind,
Some I laugh, some I cry.
The times we shared, The laughs we had,
Things I miss when I think of you dad.
Realizing that's all I have to hold on too,
Only memories of what once was you.
Missing you laugh, I will never again hear,
That is the reality that fills me with so much fear.
No more smile on your face, No more warmth of your embrace.
The last hug, the last kiss, The last "GOODBYE" leaves me with on
To have you dad, here today,
Never to leave your daughter this way.
A father's touch, A daddy's kiss,
A grieving daughter, Your greatly missed!!
by pablo luiz silva
You may make me fall
You may make me cry
You may make me stay
But like a plane, I’ll rise
Does my look upset you?
That doesn’t matter
But you got problems
That should matter
Just like a bird
Or the sun
With strength or weakness
Did you want to see me cry?
With a heart broken and feelings falling
apart with weakness to not rise
Not being able to shine
Does my words offend you?
That doesn’t matter because
With your angriness,
I will be able to rise
Wears a tuxedo
And gets ready for his prom.
His tuxedo is a perfect fit.
He walks over shyly,
To ask a girl penguin
The night away.
A Mere Reflection
The summer sings with glorious sunshine,
and the future is a tall pine tree,
the sea she whispers,
her deep blue secrets gently into my ear,
Tales of how the sky made love with the sun,
the earth, the moon, and me,
As I knelt down by her side,
she showed me the stars in a darkened sky,
as if it were a mere reflection of life inside my eyes.
Up in the gray sky
Looking down at us smiling
A face in the sky.
sleeping purring playing
soft fuzzy frisky warm
What is a Dog?
has a black, brown, or white coat that covers him or her up all year.
dog's bark keeps an enemy from coming near.
A dog's black, beady eyes watches every sudden movement like a hawk.
You can trust a dog , even though he or she can't talk.
helps me feel safe and warm, while I sleep at night, and the day forms.
MY DOG'S FROG
THERE WAS DOG.
SHE HAD A FROG.
THE FROG TURNED RED,
NOW IT'S DEAD!
HER FATHER WAS SO SAD.
THAT'S NOT RAD.
SO NOW THE DOG
HAS A PET LOG.
LOVE IS BUT A MOMENT OF SIGHT AND TOUCH AND SOUND
IT'S ONLY WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT,NOT WHAT YOU MAY HAVE FOUND
IN SEARCH FOR LOVE THERE'S ALWAYS FEAR,NO MATTER WHERE YOU'VE BEEN
AND FIND THE ONE WHO SENSES,THE LOVE YOU HAVE WITHIN
YOU MAY KEEP LOVE INSIDE YOUR HEART,OR SPREAD IT ALL ABOUT,BUT REMEMBER IT'S
THE GENTLE SOUL THAT KEEPS LOVE FAR FROM DOUBT
What I Saw Within Thee
I never did know what you wore
Cause your eyes were all i'd see
And twas not your eyes that i'd adore
But what i saw within thee
For your eyes had no color
And your body no shape
Though your soul, like no other
Was what made you great
And all you'd see in me
Was goodness and beauty
But how all that could be
To me, is all a mystery
For i see the pessimistic side
The side that does the bad
That side that always lied
Always made us sad
For that's the side that broke your heart
And that shattered mine while doing so
It also tore my mind apart
And turned us into foes
So when my time does come to die
Will you shed a single tear?
Am i even worth a cry?
Or will you feel good cheer?
I look around,
I don't hear a sound.
I hear my self thinking,
why is our love sinking.
It's sinking so fast,
will our love not last.
My heart was broken
cause our feelings were left unspoken.
I never saw the sign,
I thought you would always be mine.
I never told a single lie,
So why did our love die?
I hope your happy,
making me feel crappy.
Well now she's gone,
I'm moving on.
Why do you love me when i don't love you
why do i love you when you don't love me
love right now is confusing to me ,
love has treated me bad
love has made me mad
love has made me sad
i couldn't help myself , i fell in love with you
but you fell in love with someone else
she's special to you , just like your special to me
she's lucky to have you , and your lucky to have her
i know you cant be mine , i know your heart belongs to her
but at least one of us can be happy , happy in love
i'm happy that your happy
soon i will be happy too.
Looking Through Windows
“This rain” is not the rain that’s falling
outside as that part of all that is Now.
In form he sits for tempered soul; on cushion’s top he goes to focus
into silence underlying. Equable as tea and its vapors,
he ascends the unknown for only a moment. A wry heart’s call brings back
of connecting with another, creating structure among the vapors.
“This word” isn’t truly Thought expressing ¯
the essence of that which is everything Now;
our Life is not “this life” here telling ¯
what is ever endured and always right Now;
as if Love could rend itself in two and
be shared between us and the words written Now.
The jeans that are faded again regain color; he sits in a time that smells
weaved with dust and coffee, dim light, when other men’s eyes meet and
As one looks away to a worded screen laptop, another’s devour a silk
and at my table I am turning, to study the hair that smoke doesn’t cover
of her face, then. She sends across “this love” from each conceivable
on her body, “this truth” is what he must now to all uncover.
Word partakes of Truth indwelling,
yet “this thought” only feign a picture of Now.
HE DON'T LOVE ME
He took me.
He took me and my heart.
Made me think that we had some sort of art.
But when I showed him my soul.
He told me she took him.
He told me she took him and his heart.
So you lay in my bed and you take part of my fruit.
So that you can walk on heart and tear me apart.
And all he could say, was She took me, me and my heart.
You'll be back for this love.
You'll want what you can't have.
And all he could say, was she took me, me and my heart.
You don't love me no more.
And all he could say, was she took me, me and my heart.
I must be very naive because i cant see
Hating because you don't look like me
This isn't the way life's supposed to be
we were all made by Gods own hands
Sisters and brothers in this great land
Hand in hand and heart to heart
From all this hatred lets depart
Red, yellow black and white
we re all precious in God's sight.
A Letter to a Friend
I just wanted to let you know that you are a very good friend,
We've been together through thick and thin.
But now i must tell you a little secret,
I don't know why I'm telling you because i promised myself i
would keep it.
Oh well, ok, the secret is I like you,
I don't think you understand, I mean i really like you.
Your face, your smile, your beautiful eyes,
The thought of you has me hypnotized.
If only you felt the same way i do, because i think our love
was meant to be,
If only you said you love me too, I would be so very happy.
So as you read this letter, I want you to think about us,
Then you will figure out that you and i are a must
More than a Friend - Tiana Savage
What's a little love
All I want is a little love
I don't want your life
I don't care for millions
nor polished diamonds
Ah long to feel the smile
That lingers in your eyes
When you touch little Precious
You skimp on your tenderness
But pour your lust-like
steaming lava Deeeeep!
Inna meh crevis
And at times-most times
Meh ocean still raging
What's a little love
All I want is a little love...
IT'S NOT WHAT YOU THINK
That cheerful greeting,
A happy meeting,
Just in front of you.
There's something strange.
It's not quite right,
There's something else there too.
That beggar boy,
Not saying a word to you.
He wants your cash,
Just for some hash.
A couple of notes will do.
A tender kiss.
What is this?
Your bubbles just been burst.
He said he loved you,
What a lie.
Love it really hurts.
The child whom says why.
Fernanda. Colangelo . 12/11/2002
Why ma’am do you care me?
Why dad do you work too much?
Why I do not all I want to know?
Why just why?
This is the simple story,
Like every child knows.
They said why for all,
They said all for why?
Why I need to do that?
Why I do all bad?
Why every one tell me , why?
Why I don’t know to mean why?
That ‘s happened all the time.
Listen your child ,
And then tell me why?
Why we feel scared to ask : why?
by Melissa Johnson
For to clarify the why
Ask of yourself this,
How did you catch my eye
Do you posses what I truly miss?
For I may often be blue
In my darkness I see no light
Only because you are you
Do I not want to give up the fight
For you have given me hope
I look and see the world upside down
Yet you help give me the power to cope
I can live through the day without a frown
I may care less for myself than for others
But to me it is absolutely superfluous
I can't stop my empathy for others
For when I talk to you I am completely joyous
But as for why I can talk to you,
For it is because you are you
and I love you.
Navapol Mickey Arnuparb
I won't answer you
The question that you have asked me
Why I always trust you
And why I always forgive you.
Although you always upset me and give me pain
I still want to be with you.
I wanna ask you one question.
Have you ever loved someone from the bottom of your heart
The person that you really love and you can't just let your beloved be gone
Although that person will upset you or pain your heart,
You will forgive for everything.
If you love someone by all of your heart
You will willingly forgive everything
Although it will be horrible or painful for you
You will say that will be fine for you
Because you have given your heart to your beloved
All your love which you have
You will be willing to sacrifice your life to your beloved
And that the same thing that I do to you…..
EMILY FOREVER YOUNG
by Henry Clay Ott
Emily forever young, forever young to me,
danced upon the winds that drift
across eternity. Whispered secrets
thirteen kisses virgins weeping at their loss,
freckled faces still in braces
vows that come to naught.
Emily forever young, forever young to me,
Singing songs across the night
danced into the morning light
she flies, Emily she smiles, she`s forever young,
forever young to me!
When I saw you I knew that we could be friends,
When we became friends I knew that we could luv each other,
When we started to luv each other I knew that we could fall in luv,
When we ended up falling in luv I knew that we were meant to be!
HARBANS LAL KHAJURIA
When our heart experiences elation,
Wit it, the speed of our life's board get acceleration.
Every omen augurs well,
Even dark dreadful shadows reflect a flicker of light
Uphill tasks get accomplished with ease,
We are free of malice and in perfect mental peace.
Harsh realities of time can be met with a broad smile,
It someone goes a furlong for us, we run for a mile.
We venture to get our goal with our sweat and toil,
We carve our path even in slippery soil.
We want to share our joys with our brethren,
Pure of heart and with good intentions.
O, Almighty God, make elation of heart a contagious one,
So that it spreads from one to everyone.
Kwee Siang, Kee
Did you have any idea
How happy I was
When you asked for a dance?
My spirits were soaring
And it only took
your two strong arms
to bring me back
Your warm embrace
Melted my cold icy guard
The world just passed me by
As I look into your eyes
And you drew me closer
The moment was just like a dream
A dance I will never forget
The Dance (part 2)
Your arms are losing their grip on me
Why are you drifting away?
The song has only just begun
I am in a daze now
You came and you are going already
Hold me closer please
Don't let me go
You can't just leave me alone now
Has this dream just turned into a nightmare?
One that I will never get out of
I'm sliding off the moon
Bring me the sun
Please take me back to the start
Please pinch me,
but only do so lightly
Are you really real
Are you really beside me…
Is my mind playing tricks
Am I dreaming a dream
You have been gone seven months
Is this really what it seems…
So if you pinch me
Pinch me lightly my friend
For if I am dreaming
I don’t want the dream to end…
I wrote this after getting back with my wife...
Playin' for all its worth
Actin' like I care
Showin' you emotions that really wasn't there
If you think you know me,
You better think again
For the things you thought I said were special
Weren't really from within
All the time you've spent tryin to get to my heart
Was a waste right from the start
Did you honestly think I was telling you the truth?
I made that shit up
I Had nothing to lose
What were you thinking?
You must be confused
To fall SO fast over someone
Just to get
I have it, I have the answer to my question,
Through this all I've learned a valuable lesson
Follow your heart and never doubt yourself
Without God I would have been lost with no help
It's you, yes you the one I love
The one sent down to me from above
I can't believe this , this whole long time
I kept it inside and didn't let the love shine
But you saw through me, as I can see through you
Getting this off my chest makes me feel fresh and brand new
So why do I do the things that I do?
This was the question to me from you
It's because of how much that I Love You
So we've found the answer to both of our question
And in this we've learned a valuable lesson.
by David Conner
Well I know a land, yes it’s a lonesome land
A place of my youth I didn’t understand
And you showed us the way
I wish you could come back here today
We were all so young as we played together
And you will remain with us forever
Yes you are in our dreams everyday
I wish you didn’t go out that way
Well I remember a place It’s a beautiful place
How those times disappeared without a trace
Well we’re all grown up now
And I don’t understand how
We could let walk that final road alone
Well I hope you’re at peace now
And that your spirit is free
As free as the place
You’d take our family
A song is poetry
From our soul coming
Turned into a melody
Going to our heart
A song is what a bird
Makes us hear happily
Early in the morning
When the sun is shining
A song is poetry
Reaching our soul gladly
Curing our illness
Helping our sadness
Drying our tears
A song touches lightly
The new-born’s ears
When lulled sweetly
In the arms of mummy
A song is poetry
Turned into a melody
It’s a music delighting
And blessing our heart.
I give mixed messages
Give me my blanket.
Darkness & the cold.
Sleep its better
Anger in your words
Betray in your eyes
The water runs,
Play me a song
I sing to you
You don't hear my words.
Purple rocks on the floor.
Pink is my color
Couch with your body
In one moment it all changed.
You stole her bed.
You couldn't sleep by me
The next best thing.
Did you plan this all along?
At last you know now 2
The sent of grapes.
Give me my blanket
All these feelings wrapped inside
All these feelings I will hide
To the day, he took my friend
Didn't know it would all end
No time or words left for me
He thinks, I know, let me be
He needs my help everyday
This is what I wanna say
F#ck you friend what's the deal
We were friends, was it real?
You have no time, but for her
That short time is such a blur
Pain and agony felt so strong
You think you love her but your wrong
One day you'll be back, just in time
You'll ask for everything but a dime
Scratches and cuts tear my heart
Running inside me with a dart
To the end I wait to see
I know you'll someday come to me
Where we can be friends
Spinning, grinding tires
Frozen tracks criss-cross the street
Snow falls silently
Crystal M. Higgins
your my boyfriend
your my pride
your the one thing i think of all the time.
you are my sweet-heart, the one inside
that makes my sugar rush get pushed aside:)
your the one and only thing, that i could taste over and over again.
so all but hopes
to push aside
all the females who make a cry
they see you as a dream come true,
but i will always see you as my candy balloon
so if you pop, i know why
my sugar rush has said good-bye
hoping, wishing that time slows down
so our happiness together will never sound
the sound of burst
the sound of love falling beneath a winter bug
so i say to you right now
your my sweet-heart so don't you frown:)
THE SKY'S TEAR
The sun is shining
The water is clear
The people are laughing
The sky sheds a tear
She opens her eyes
And remembers her reality
That tear was her cry
Which will last an eternity
I did everything to make you notice me
Everything to make you happy
Did everything different from my personality
Did my hair different and wore tighter clothes
I couldn't wait for you to see me
The day finally came
You past me in the hall and gave me a long look
I smiled and was satisfied of what took place
You had to look back to see what was there
I giggled 'cause you had to look back twice
About a week after the event
You went up to me without hesitation
Smiled your winning smile
Those cute dimples deepened in
You asked me if I would like to go out on Saturday night
Of course, I said yes!
Things have come so far after that
We've been going steady for a year
We think about the day when we met when we have fights
When suddenly I became...happy
What It's Like To Fall In Love
It's hard to say what I want to tell you, don't want you to run or fall
When I am with you my heart is pounding, it skips a beat and sometimes
You gave the chills, you gave me a high, to laugh and giggle all of the
The way I feel when I'm with you, it's unexplainable it's just unreal
You say you have another love, don't worry I won't get mad, I'm just a bum.
The nicest eyes I've seen, the cutest smile there always be.
My feelings for you will never change, they'll always always be the same.
I never felt this way before, like nothing else mattered nothing more.
Someday I wish we could be together, to hold you tight and kiss forever.
I loose my sight and my throat gets numb, no words can speak not even a hum.
Body gets shaky palms get wet, heart beats rapidly then I break into a
I stutter for a moment and then I calm down, I have to tell you I love you
please don't run away now.
I don't want to scare you, don't want you to cry, I'm just telling you what
I think inside.
If I could go back into time, I should of asked you out and you could have
The fact that I didn't makes me sad, but your still in my life and I'm so
I would have killed myself 3 days ago, but because of you, I just said no.
Because of you, I look forward to every day, now I think of life in a
You're going to heaven to be an angel, Because you saved me and your so
When I talk to you I feel so good, no more tears no more burns.
I just want you to know I'll be here waiting, you got my number so call me
All these things I tell you, all these things I feel, I guess that's what
it's like when you fall in love.
I can not gather happiness while
you are away from me.
I can not find gentle thoughts
to keep me company.
For I am truly lonely in the night,
and early dawn,
Reason being you are surely
For this is why the rain pours down,
and skies are always grey,
Why my only thoughts are of you
To me you are my world, and all my
You are my future and my past,
and everything I love.
Colored Leaves dance with the prevailing winds.
A tranquil brook lurks in the thick, murky woods.
Footsteps heard moving through the dried leaves:
A lost creature.
Herb grows in the footprints as the pain relieves:
The ancient teacher.
A musty smell enters the air.
A wolf howls.
Danger is approaching very near.
The creature follows.
The Forest’s ceremony is about to begin.
Spirits of the divine realm roam within.
Celebrating their hopes and dreams that all creatures attend:
They escape the maze.
The Disturbance appears. The celebration comes to an end.
The predator becomes prey, when devoured by its sins.
Colored Leaves dance again with the prevailing winds.
It was only a party...but I found more than that
We kind of hooked up and I knew where you were at
We had hidden feelings that we didn't want to show
We secretly fell in love we just didn't know
As days went by I've been so confused
I don't know what to say, I don't know what to do
I've told you by phone and I'm glad I told
But the problem is I want you here for me to hold
These feelings are jumping they're out of control
We both know what to do we're on a roll
If you really love me why is there no chemistry
Cause all I think about is the way we are gonna be
You have my heart don't be shy to give yours
I'll be here forever that's a promise I'll keep for sure
Be Real For Me
Fly away, he says, to where ever you would like to go.
Don't come back until you know what you want.
Leave this place in hopes of bigger dreams.
Come back to me knowing you are better.
Shine brighter than the stars at night.
Shimmer like diamonds.
Jump into the sky and take hold of the Heavens.
Catch a star for me.
Make your life worth living and keep your dreams in mind.
Let yourself float away, like the birds do in the summer sky.
Take my hand and lead the way.
Waste no time.
Spend it all on the good and throw out the bad.
Come home to me when you want to be real.
Be real for me.
You came to me in spring
We laughed the summer though
Autumn came, you began to doubt
It's winter, no longer me and you
In spring my head was in the clouds
In summer I was walking on air
In autumn you brought me down
In winter you were no longer there
Springtime brought joy
Summer filled with happiness
Autumn filled with mixed feelings
Winter ended all of this
You changed with the seasons
You couldn't believe what I told
Like the season of winter
Your love has turned cold
In seasons to come
And all the years through
May you find happiness
And may GOD...bless you
Twinkle, twinkle little star
how I wonder what you are
way up high, so out of reach
just like the dreams that I beseech.
You're just a star, a hope, a dream
so far away that I could scream
if I could wish upon a star
I would wish upon you from afar.
For your the only star I see
you're the star sitting next to me
you're my one, my love, my only
when I'm with you I'm never lonely.
But now you're gone, and as I cry
I ask God why you had to die
twinkle, twinkle little star
now I wonder what you are
Up above the world so high
watching over me from the sky
so my love, please wait for me
and we'll be together again for all eternity.
P. M. L.
Possessing a beauty that is beyond description
Affectionate and kind beyond imagination
Tender and fragile with a child’s innocence
Ravishing smile that gives joy so intense
In my dreams she lives every single night
Clinging in my mind, such a beautiful sight
Images of love and passion that I dream of
A piece of reality I do pray and hope
Miserable that I can’t be always by her side
Afraid that my feelings for her will be denied
Realizing that somehow her heart might not be free
Yearning still, that somehow it’ll be me
Longing every minute that soon will come the day
Answers to my prayers will soon come my way
Never again then, will my soul be lonely
Everlasting affection, I will give her only.
gotta wean mesself from d drug of u.
gettin dependent reliant.
fidgty nervous twitchy lil bastrd that ive become.
shades of truism, all the same.
need2break away awhile..
_evil ,for u
but cant b this way/ cant get affctd;
_live ,for u
ps- hauntd by ur pas lasnite.
d risin glimmerin structur that towers way above me,
tauntin me 2 climb; but i kno i'll fail/
or did i jus/mean fall
Bitter winds howl, waves crash
Tears rush over broken dreams
Many jagged rocks and the currents are relentless
Hope hangs by a thread, faith begins to sink
Play sweet siren song play
Angelic words ring soft and clear
Alluring melody touch hearts this day
Please sing, bring healing inside here
Strained arms ache, white knuckles grip the helm
Weary souls upon deaf ears weep
On the great deep darks skies cast ghostly shadows
Minds are gripped in scary scenes
Lovely voice croon long and true
Sooth the beast with caressing tones
Let your lyrics guide fainting hearts
Sing Lorelei, lead these lost souls home
The sea is furious, her storms are raging
With each stress frustration wells
Navigating this passage is bleak at best
Unforgiving despair has tattered the sails
Play on siren, shout up to Paradise
Be heard though crying gales abide
Mistress of mercy reach but one lonely heart
May the words of your seduction alone be mine
I went a walking
and found a stocking
it was empty
and I was full
you make me smile
I look to you
for love so true
or just conversation
in between time
I write, or read,
or dabble, sometimes bleed,
the thickness of moss
is deep, in me, like loss
I wonder if your there,
inside where I'm bare,
to fill me, to thrill me,
I'm entangled in your need
more, I plead..
stone me, freeze me, hold me,
please me. please.
aint it easy?
If not, why, and for how long
must I be wrong?
I wanna love you inside and out not the love that only last a couple of months
or only spoken about after a couple of blunts, feal my fingers through your
ebony dreads my tongue on your lips, my breast on your body I want your love
to hug my hips. wrap me in your arms seduce me with your charm let me kiss you
with my soul I wanna love you and loose control let it elevate your mind and
lift you off your feet my love is soulful mystifiying and sweet. I wanna love
you after a hard day of work after a basketball game with your friends I wanna
love you after five years I wanna love cause no other woman can. I wanna love
you after an argument strong and long I want my love to be shown tattood upon
your arm I want my love graffitied on the streets sidewalks and parks benches
I wanna love you with an engagemnet ring I wanna love you in moans and
screams, scratch marks and hickies, kisses and hugs I wanna love you I have to
love you do you kmow what kind of love i'm talking about?
I may have given up my mortality,
But in return I have received immortality.
I may have sold my soul
And left a vacant hole.
But in doing so I have left a legacy.
How many can say they will be part of history?
Mac Beth once asked, “To be or not to be?”
My answer Mac Beth is to be, forever to be.
Remember me as you will.
Perhaps as a heel.
Hate is the most powerful of emotions
With the power of five exploding oceans.
While love can lead one blindly
And that would be undeserved tragedy.
So why be remembered with the emotion that is the weakest?
Why not have remembrance through the emotion that is strongest?
Legend was my aim,
Achieved that which I aim.
Legend I will be.
And in the end you will remember me.
My heart went diving
Landing into an arcane world--
Into an infinite dimension
never looking back
just letting myself fall...
Deeper and deeper
and deeper still--
& i found myself at your door step,
You opened your door with a smile,
& i thought...
I'd like to fall...
deeper and deeper still...
Our lives are so changed,
and our world is now all rearranged.
You helped us through,
did things I'd never do.
and lost your own.
For that I now call you my hero.
You were so brave
to save as many lives as you saved,
and my live to Jesus he forgave.
You are so thanked for what you did,
and I am only a kid,
But, I feel so touched by what you did,
And I think you should know,
that your my one and only true hero!
FIRE IN THE HEART
The anger in my heart is a poisonous venom
Permeating every cell.
It threatens to melt, blacken, and decay my very being
A cinder of hate held deep within
Anger, held a lifetime, yearning to be unleashed
But at what price? The fear is great.
To let down my guard, to shed my armor
To open my boundaries is to bare the hole in my soul.
My invisible thorns spring forth
Armoring me against those who venture
Near the sensitivity of my heart.
Oh to fulfill the deepest desire
The cool waters of peace and love
Flowing gently over my body
Washing away the heat, soothing the rage.
Peace, come to me, stay awhile.
Let me know your comforting wings of love.
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