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This was written as a dedication for a chat room I am part of at night. We recently had a get together and I wanted to commemorate our "room" history in some way - this is the result. Enjoy.

Memphis 2004


Night after night, as we gather together in Night Life

Each night brand new, filled with potential

Oldies, newbies, pervs, and fighters

You just never know and thatís the charm


Each person brings special qualities

From across the continent they come

Pennsylvania is the birthplace of an idea

Philly to be exact, the residence of our fearless leader


We share in each other lives, the good, the bad, and the downright nasty

We watch in awe as lives shift and change, coming together, ripping apart

With the loving guidance of the Mighty Moderator, we turn a new page every night

Writing the story of how we came to be, who we are, and where we go together


Some stay for years, some just a few days

Some get on cam and some donít

Some use their mics too much and some too little

Some prefer to type Ė itís whatever works best



We each have a different need, a different expectation

Say what you will about this eclectic group, we are friends

The dynamics are different, the medium new and savvy

But the friendships are well rooted and long lasting


Laughter, voices, chats, theme nights, contests, body parts, and toys

Music, events, politics, mic errors, the stuff of life

Fasten up your five-point harness, because you just never know where itís gonna go

Hell thatís half the fun of it


For the good of the room

Itís not just a motto; itís a way of thinking

Itís not just paying lip-service; here it means something

Itís not just idol chatter; itís silly, serious, and joyful too

For the good of the room Ė itís who weíve become



(Copyright 2004 Rose Limongi)


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Reviewed by na na (Reader) 5/11/2004
Rose, this is a perfect rendition of the room 'contents.' Much travel among all types of people. I prefer the one on one talk. I can't sustain many many voices in my mind or heart. But I know you are receiving satisfaction from your participation. Bill Murray
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 5/10/2004
Oh, no, I run from those things. I don't even like the IMing that I do on occasion. Sounds like fun though. For someone else.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/9/2004
Rose it sounds like a wonderful place you belong to.
I'm happy for you, they don't always turn out so well!
Excellent sharing!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/9/2004
Nicely done, Rose. Thank you for sharing this offering. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 5/9/2004
I hear ya, Rose, I had been in a room for quite a few years, knowing and getting to know all there, but I have moved on since, returning every now and then to see the same bickering group, so much for that room, let me move on again...well written and thought out, keep up this great work...Peace, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/9/2004
Excellent Rose!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 5/8/2004
EXCELLENT writing, Rose!
Reviewed by Thomas Lanechanger 5/8/2004
Very well penned! Sounds like one heck of a place to let your hair down. Like they say, ďUnited We StandÖ Divided We Fall!Ē I enjoyed reading this. Have fun TOGETHER!

My Deepest respect and admiration.

Thomas Lanechanger
Reviewed by Larry Rochelle 5/8/2004
Somehow, this room feels roomy!
Reviewed by John Banasiewicz Jr 5/8/2004
You have with this write toally capture the nature of the room.
Well done as you and probably only you could have pen this to perfection.
Have a great week
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