I once knew a girl like you

I once knew a girl like you

I once knew a girl like you.
She was a high school cheerleader
with nothing to do but boys in school.
That was her idea of having fun,
until one day she found they guy
she thought was the only one.
She got a ring, had a big wedding,
and now they have twin sons.

But more often than not,  she’s alone,
raising the children on her own
while he’s singing songs on the road.
He drinks, smokes, and gets stoned,
while to make ends meet, she gets a loan
so she won’t lose what she calls home.
He says the new record will go gold
as soon as the albums are all sold.

I once knew a girl like you,
But that was a long time ago.
They say I have been a success, but
I’m always looking for another show.
I’d like to get to know you better,
but my heart says you really should go.
You’re young, beautiful and have a life.
I don’t want to make mistake twice in a row.

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Your smile

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A poem by Brother Kyle Morgan Stewart

Your smile

I can tell from the past few weeks
that things are not the same.
If it’s someone else in your life.
Then I don’t want to know the
person’s name. It doesn’t matter.
We are really both to blame.

We can still live together,
and there is no need to fight.
All we need is a little time to
make sure things work out right.
I’ll make changes if you decide
to spend your nights at home.

We have spent much time
fighting each others fears.
This has made our love last beyond
hours into over twenty years.
We have shared memories of our
children and their new tears.

We both deal with the changes
since the children are now gone.
Time and age make us wiser,
and the days can seem long,
but changes can make us better
singing our old love songs.

We can show by example that
marriage is not out of style,
and though people will change
love can last more than a while.
After all these years, I can wake up
in the morning to see your smile.

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Room in My Heart

Editor’s Note:  Creativity often overlaps ideas, and some people may seem  to think that this poem is similar to the “A Room In My Heart” lyric sung by Faith Hill, however the story lines are different enough to make the two separate works.  In fact the poem below was written without every hearing or knowing of Hill’s recording. Only an Internet check showed the coincidence.

Room in My Heart

Now there’s room in my heart for you.
At a time, there was no door to go through.
It was just easier to keep everyone out of my life,
Since the end to my problems weren’t in sight.

I didn’t feel like talking or looking at anyone.
Living a daily life was a chore and not fun.
I saw you at the park smiling at me one day,
And then I began to feel a different way.

I didn’t know who you were at the time,
And now I’m proud you are a friend of mine.
You listened to everything that I had to say,
and my problems seemed to slip away.

We laughed, cried and talked into the night.
You made me feel everything was going right,
And helped me plan to undo what I’ve done.
Your patience let me to know you’re the one.

Now there’s lots of room in my heart for you.
Thanks to your love, my life has been renewed.

 

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The Fly

The Fly

So here you are again.
You were here a few minutes ago.
What places have you visited,
or should I really know?
I think you should go
before I find the fly swatter
and kill you next time you
happen to come within range.

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Give me a quote

Give me a quote

A TV reporter listened carefully,
as the camera rolled and
he quickly wrote down notes
about what the poet had to say.
He said he would like a quote.

The gray-haired man paused
And carefully said,
“This is the way it can be.
There is order in chaos, and such
thing as random certainly.
With out day, there is no night.
I hope this is alright.”

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2. Open the email from Como titled “Install your mobile app.”

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Knock, Knock

Knock, Knock

These hands have spent a lifetime to
Support my country and my family,
To leave an honorable name and legacy.
But now I hear a knock on my door,
A different one than I’ve heard before.
My bones feel like they’re weak,
And the room seems to be a little cold.
They say it’s because I’m just old,
But more than that has changed.
I don’t know who’s on the other side
As I answer the sound in my dreams.
Maybe it’s time for me to go away,
But for now I’ll stay around today.

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Excalibur

Excalibur

Editor’s Note: It is part of the King Arthur legend that the future king pulled the Excalibur sword from the stone on Christmas Day.
Excalibur

It won’t hurt you to smile
at me just one time.
I don’t want gifts from you,
not even a dime.
I don’t want to be your lover.
I already have kids of my own.
All I want to do is talk,
and melt your heart of stone.
I can tell you have fears
and feelings locked inside.
To be a man, you have to hurt
and find a place to hide.
You have to feed your pride,
and the badge is your frown.
You are letting the world’s
problems pull you down.
I’d like you to smile,
just for a while and let
me be your friend.
Perhaps this time
won’t ever have to end.

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Merry Christmas 2014

Merry Christmas 2014

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On behalf of Elias Tobias and his team of support, The World of Words by Elias Tobias website wishes all of it’s readers in the past, the present and future a very Merry Christmas.

 

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