New Visions

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A poem by Brother Adrian Parker

New Visions

Let’s take time to think what we’ve been through.
There have been changes in me and in you,
Things will be different in what we say and do.
Outside we look the same, but inside we are new.

Once a mind is stretched, it’s not ever the same.
Yearning eyes see things moving on a new plane.
Hands open different doors with everything to gain.
We have become better people with our old names.

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Why

Why

He said we were the questions and
Also the solutions, and paused briefly.
Since birth we asked why, he said, and
Armed with these diplomas, we were the group
To find answers to the questions asked before.
He said we should never lose that inner-child
As we find the final cure for all cancers,
Hold politicians accountable for their actions,
Write the songs and poems that have yet
To be sung or published, find better ways to
Make life simpler or easier, invent things
That we can’t live out, and make a strong
Country stronger with different ideas, and
Have a smarter, better military to defend
The freedoms all of us enjoy daily.
All throughout the speech, I was wondering
How I was going to payback my school loans.

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Lost in Space

Lost in Space

Sometimes we get lost in space
As we revolve around each other
In this complicated universe.
Gravity pulls you closer to me
when you are close, and
gravity pushes you further
from me when you are away.
I’d just like to you to stay in
My galaxy, and the distance
Between us would be just a few
light-years, just around the bend.

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Smoky Mountain Light Show

A poem from Karen Ladonnavich, the LSC’s newest member and also the organization’s first woman member.

Smoky Mountain Light Show

Only the fireflies light the sky
on this particular 4th of July.
the barbecue grill has been replaced
by a old fashioned stone fire place.
Not any band march in a parade,
because the birds make music today.
No explosions echo in the night,
and somehow it all seems right.

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Old Friends

Old Friends

A pair of names, circled with a heart, are
etched permanently on the school desk,
indelibly recorded with layers of ink…
another sits on the signs of the past.
Skirts flirted once, and eyes rolled
around the room searching for love,
even though feelings were young…
another looks for a future “old friend.”

Did you know that Elias Tobias has published two books, and one is an anthology of 145 poems, and the other a short story murder mystery? For complete information about these books and how to purchase them, click here..

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Sunday Morning

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A poem by Brother Levi Jacobs

Sunday Morning

There is still a lot of work to do,
but I am just not in the mood.
For once, I’d like to have my
way. After all it’s a Sunday.

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Peeling Boots

Peeling Boots

What is a man supposed to do
with boots that are starting to peel,
especially after the boots had
been given a new set of hard heals?
Forgetting the boots is hard.
So how does a cowboy need to feel?

They have been around 10 years,
and worked in the dark and the light.
The boots have checked out ladies,
including the one who’s now my wife.
They have walked me through the rain,
and always stayed black and bright.

What is a man supposed to do
with boots that are starting to peel?
Take a day off, look around some,
and find boots with a good deal.

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I Just Need to Belong to Me

I Just Need to Belong to Me

Which choice do I make?
The sun will be going down, and
I have to make a decision soon.
There are several possibilities,
but I don’t know what to believe.
I don’t belong to your kind,
and I’m really not a part of them.
I’m stuck somewhere in the middle.
I just need to belong to me.
Who am I in reality?

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Back to Texas

Back to Texas

I want to go back to Texas,
That’s where I know I belong.
I’ve been north, east and west.
I think I’ve been away too long.
The feeling to come home back
To you has been growing strong,
But I’m a different person now
After the years I’ve been gone.
I know leaving you back then was
one of many things I’ve done wrong.
My feelings for you are like lyrics
To some old Mexican love song.
Reasons not to care for me are real,
You have your own life going on.
I want to go back to Texas,
That’s where I know I belong.
No matter where I have roamed,
You were in my heart all along.

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Eye to Eye

Editor’s Note: I tried to write something for Valentine’s Day this year, and this is a start of something.

Eye to Eye

repeating musical rhythm track)
(words are spoken)
I thought I was the only one you called your man,
working every day to carry out a plan, and
I try real hard to make you happy as I can,
but this is hard for me to really understand.
I want to do more than just hold your hand.

(repeating musical rhythm track)
(words are spoken)
I heard from friends you were out with another guy,
and then you denied it with what some call a lie.
You know I will love you until the day I die,
but all I want to know is why, why, why?
I want us to keep our love stay eye to eye.

(repeating musical rhythm track)
(words are spoken)
On this very special Valentine’s Day,
I have a special message I want to convey,
even though it’s cloudy and skies are gray.
I would like you know I want you to stay,
even though it’s hard to believe what you say.

Did you know that Elias Tobias has published two books, and one is an anthology of 145 poems, and the other a short story murder mystery? For complete information about these books and how to purchase them, click here..

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