Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Last Dog We Will Ever Have – Jul 30 2011

Performing: The Last Dog We Will Ever Have
Douglas Kiburz
Date: Jul 30 2011
Location: Wine and More in downtown Sedalia

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THE LAST DOG WE WILL EVER HAVE

There was no telling Ringo that this would be his last ride,
We knew the day was coming, but there were tears we could not hide.

His quality of life had sunk extremely low
But even in his prime, he was no best in show.
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The Far Side Of Christmas – Dec 01 2011

Performing: The Far Side Of Christmas
Douglas Kibruz
Date: Dec 01 2011
Location: State Fair Community College

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The Far Side Of Christmas

The holiday time’s approaching, it happens faster every year

It’s a time to care and share-and to swill some seasonal cheer.

But the north poles in a tizzy, it’s the worst scene I could fear

Saint Nicks games been busted-there may not be Christmas I hear
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Tribute To A Demonic Angel – Oct 28 2011

Performing: Tribute To A Demonic Angel
Susanna Lorraine Oxford
Date: Oct 28 2011
Location: State Fair Community College

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Tribute To A Demonic Angel

You laugh, you cry, you bleed, you die

You bleed, you die, you burn, you fly

You want, you need, you flaunt your greed

You flaunt your greed, you still succeed
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No Lie Worth Living (The Darkness Within) – Oct 28 2011

Performing: No Lie Worth Living (The Darkness Within)
Susanna Lorraine Oxford
Date: Oct 28 2011
Location: State Fair Community College

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No Lie Worth Living (The Darkness Within)

Can’t you feel the walls closing in,

As you sink into your homemade abyss?

You lock the door and shut out the light.

You let the darkness hold you tight.
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Epiphany – Oct 28 2011

Performing: Epiphany
Susanna Lorraine Oxford
Date: Oct 28 2011
Location: State Fair Community College

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Epiphany

They say two halves make a whole, and although one may attempt to hide beneath the surface, you still know it’s there. You can feel it pulling at you, calling out for discovery. (more…)

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The Night Before Christmas – Dec 01 2011

Performing: The Night Before Christmas
Ruben Logan
Date: Dec 01 2011
Location: State Fair Community College

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The Night Before Christmas

The coldness outside
The warmth inside

Cinnamon Candy canes
Frosted window panes
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Snow Day – Dec 01 2011

Performing: Snow Day
Jerry Pirtle
Date: Dec 01 2011
Location: State Fair Community College

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Snow Day

Outside,

A clean blanket

covers the ground,

erases the past.

White purity piles

itself upon more of the same.

Time pauses,

allows temporary hibernation.
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Random (The First Forgotten Few 2) – Jul 30 2011

Performing: Random (The First Forgotten Few 2)
James Bryant
Date: Jul 30 2011
Location: Wine and More in downtown Sedalia

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Random

The First Forgotten Few

2

The sky grows dark
With the closing of my eyes
I grow dark

Something reaches out to me
Her hand and unseen smile

No, not now, maybe never
Just let me sleep
So I may
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In The Autumn Years – Jul 30 2011

Performing: In The Autumn Years
James Bryant
Date: Jul 30 2011
Location: Wine and More in downtown Sedalia

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In The Autumn Years

Tree and branches, that sway when emotions move me
In winds that are turbulent, dance

Me and memories, that come calling when enlightenment makes me see
Sailing into uncharted waters, chance
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December 25th (A Haiku) – Dec 01 2011

Performing: December 25th A Haiku
James Bryant
Date: Dec 01 2011
Location: State Fair Community College

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December 25th

Santa’s eyes of coal
Ruddy cheeks, twinkle of eyes
Far away, North pole
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