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Posted by : cj on Tuesday, July 25, 2006 - 04:08 PM
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American Open Mike:  New American Voices .

** Jessica Barberia **


The Little Part of Your Big Mistake

Its over now, but it will never be forgotten.
You try each day but the thought of that little part
Still being with you repeats its self over and over.
You may not show it, but you know the feeling.
Sometimes you wonder if it shows on your face,
When you see people who know the case.
Have they ever forgotten your mistake?

What about him? Does one more night with him
Bring back those memories?
You begin to think did he ever really care…
That little part of your huge existence has been removed.

But, when you look at the big picture,
He probably remembers that little part just as much as you.
Maybe that’s why he desires to hold you so close.

That little part could never be forgotten
No matter where we end up.
That little part was the biggest mistake of your little life.


The Wrong One

He calls all the time,
You talk for hours,
You enjoy every minute of it.
There has been no sex.

You can’t see not talking to him.
He knows what you like,
He understands your crazy ways.
Yet there has been no sex.

He asks you out and you claim you're busy.
You leave him guessing cause,
You know it’s true….
There will be no sex.


Jessica Barberia recently graduated from Caldwell College in Caldwell, NJ with a degree in English. Barberia says: "I enjoy writing poetry about my personal experience and the situations I have been through. I also enjoy writing about the people I met throughout my life. I would like to be published so I can get my thoughts and experiences out to other people in similar situations."


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