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Posted by : cj on Thursday, December 22, 2005 - 04:32 PM
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American Open Mike:  New American Voices

** Mahesh H. Wadhwani **


WORDS

Words are words, just meant to be
Words are words, for you to feel and see
Words are words, never enough
Words are words, for people at them laugh
Words are words, for you to hear
Words are words, for you to fear
Words are words, that bring you joy
Words are words, that we all employ
Words are words, for you to use
Words are words, free for all to abuse
Words are words, to bring you tears
Words are words, a smile they can smear
Words are words, for you to believe
Words are words, you use to deceive
Words are words, to show you love
Words are words, that to all we shove
Words are words, that leave you tongue tied
Words are words, with which you have lied
Words are words, with which you sneer
Words are words, to some, very dear
Words are words, to fool your mind
Words are words, you follow them blind
Words are words, to make others trust
Words are words, that you let them rust
Words are words, for you to play
Words are words, we fall their prey
Words are words, we all like to hear
Words are words, never get to see them clear
Words are words, we lay all our hopes on
Words are words, with them we also drown
Words are words, for just you and me
Words are words, very precious to be
Words are words, don't lead me to see
Words are words, that you cannot make be
Words are words, to me mean a whole lot
Words are words, prove them with what you got
Words are words, a shoulder to me that you lend
Words are words, to them there's never an end



UNSPOKEN WORDS

To my dearest darling, my wife
Your not just a part of my life
You are my sweet angel of delight
My greatest strength, my only flight
In your eyes I see a love so sweet
Patience and compassion all hidden beneath
Warmth and tenderness written all over
All on me, you forever have showered
You toil for me, morning till night
Keeping things tidy, setting them all right
Food you cook so delicious and mild
Love you make so passionate and wild
Beautiful you are in all your thoughts
Some sense into me you have brought
Shown me the many ways to be
Given me the many days to dream
Have comforted me in every way
With kisses, hugs and words each day
Each moment with you I do treasure
Whether it be all work or just leisure
The light I have seen in your eye
My path I now see it clearly lie
Some good I must have done in past
Heavens I pray for it all to last
Hope I can please you in every way
Today, tomorrow and till my dying day
But for right now, I to you, say
Happy Valentines Day


Mahesh H. Wadhwani lives in Streamwood, IL. He was born in India in 1971. Wadhwani says: "I am not a poet as one can see in my style. Poetry to me is an art of expression, a medium to the outside. My poems are reflections of phases of my file that have taken me through my ups and downs. Till date I re-read them to make me go on and I hope that they can make people reach inside and feel their own feelings and judge for themselves."


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