Beauty and the Beast

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As a wild flower, Morning Glory blooms are bright and refreshing, except when they get into Midwest cornfields, like this field along Duffield Road new New Paris, Ohio.  The plants with deep roots can strangle corn crops. (Photo by Mike Hall)

 

Elias Tobias Poetry

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.. #etpoetry

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Gypsy Heart

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A poem by Brother Antonio “Tony” Alejandro Martin Gonzales

Gypsy Heart

You live like a wandering gypsy,
always changing your identity.
Even though you have a new name,
you seem to play the same games.
You force people like me to give
you their body, soul and heart.
Then you steal my property,
and then make a new start.
There’s no court in all the land
that can get back what you took from me.
Justice will be when you make
a mistake, and will no longer be free
to hurt people with your gypsy heart.

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The Perfect Song

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A poem by Brother Antonio “Tony” Alejandro Martin Gonzales

The Perfect Song

The past keeps pulling me back,
The chances come for what I used to do,
And the good times return to my mind,
But there’s no real reason I can find
To relive the past. It just won’t last.

The past keeps pulling me back,
Opportunities keep knocking at my door.
And the good times return to my mind,
But there’s no real reason I can find
To relive the past. It just won’t last.

I’m going a new direction, and I don’t
Know how long I’ll be gone.
Don’t expect me to return. I’m the singer
Looking for the perfect song.

You are no longer a part of my life.
Just because we once had a history,
now you want to stake your claim.
The whole affair was a mistake,
And I’m the fool to blame.

You are no longer a part of my life.
Just because we once had a history,
now you want to stake your claim.
You know things are different
And you no longer need my name.

I’m going a new direction, and I don’t
Know how long I’ll be gone.
Don’t expect me to return. I’m the singer
Looking for the perfect song.

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Elias Tobias Poetry

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New LSC member-Antonio “Tony” Alejandro Martin Gonzales

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Antonio “Tony” Alejandro Martin Gonzales

Antonio “Tony” Alejandro Martin Gonzales becomes newest LSC fraternity member

Antonio “Tony” Alejandro Martin Gonzales is the newest and 13th member to be part of the Lambda Sigma Chi fraternity. He is an executive with a tortilla factory owned by his family-third generation management in Carrizozo, New Mexico.. He is 37 years old, and married for 15 years with a-family of three children.

Tony’s grandfather, Martin, started a restaurant, Al Caballero (The Horseman) with his grandmother in early 1950s using her mother’s recipe for tortillas at the restaurant after Martin returned from military service in World War II and businesses was good.  Soon other restaurants came, but the place became known for its tortillas, so they started just making tortillas as a small business for other restaurants who didn’t make their own, including franchises.  The company’s logo is a horse rider.

Business has grown into a factory employing up to 450 people and has an average, $8 million gross each year. Forty percent of  their market goes to local supermarkets, and 60 percent to wholesale markets such as restaurant and foods processors who make precooked Mexican meals.  Tony started working in factory while in his youth and while going to college, moved into lower management,  and  now he is an executive with the company.

Tony is sponsored by LSC member Christopher Benedict, who learned of Gonzales’ writing skills as an editor of a book publishing company.  Benedict is a former journalist, and suggested Tony become part of LSC.  The invitation was accepted, all members voted unanimously for induction into the unofficial organization.

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Here is his debut poem…

The worse thing in the world

The worse thing in the world
Is a poet who doesn’t write.
It’s a time when a vision fall short,
And wonder is longer in sight.
It’s a time when battles are over,
And there are no causes to fight.
It’s a time when blades of swords
Are stronger than a pen’s might.
It’s a time when love seems lost,
And there is no romance at night.
It’s when the obvious is common,
And complacency is considered right.

The worse thing in the world
Is a poet who doesn’t write.
it’s a time when people are too busy
And they are burdened by their plight.
It’s a time when troubles take time,
And the load carried is not light.
It’s a time when emotions grow
And tensions can remain tight.
It’s a time when the present is
Important and future is not bright.
The worse thing in the world
Is a poet who doesn’t write.

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WYSIWYG

WYSIWYG

What you see is what you get.
I’m a work in progress; I’m not done yet.
Someday I’ll do something great, I bet.
What you see is what you get.

What you see is what you get.
It’s the only thing I know.
I plant my seeds in the garden
And watch the patch grow.
I work to use the right ways
As I dig the garden’s rows,
But sometimes I change direction
Depending on the way the wind blows.

What you see is what you get.
I’m a work in progress; I’m not done yet.
I’m catching butterflies in my net.
What to see is what you get.

 

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Sand Castles in Mind

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A poem by Brother Kyle Morgan Stewart

Sand Castles in Mind

The potential exists for sand castles to be built in
any mind.
First, a solid foundation is made with fresh,
wet sand for form walls, arches and towers.
Through education, the foundation is sculpted by
many hands over time, for time is needed
to make a masterpiece.
Only too often the forces of wind and rain erode the
drying foundation , and, in time, all that
is left is a shapeless pile for a small,
but gifted, child to design their own reign of terror.
Or, wave after wave, the sea of mindless creatures
claims one of their own and the grains of
knowledge are scattered by salted water.

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Road Song

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A poem by Brother Paul Abernathy

Road Song

Maybe I’ve been on the road so long
that faces seem to look all the same,
but behind every little expression, there
is a different person with a special name.

Who are you and where are you going to?
I feel like I’ve see you somewhere before.
I’d like to learn why you’re so familiar.
I like your smile and want to know you more.

Maybe I’ve been on the road so long
that faces seem to look all the same,
but behind every little expression, there
is a different person with a special name.

We don’t have to start a perpetual affair.
I’d just like to hold you tonight.
My heart has to find a place called home,
and for a while, I’ll just feel fine.

Maybe I’ve been on the road so long
that faces seem to look all the same,
but behind every little expression, there
is a different person with a special name.

Love doesn’t give you time to think.
It’s an emotion and you can only react.
With love, you have it or you don’t.
No time to analyze it. and that’s a fact.

Maybe I’ve been on the road so long
that faces seem to look all the same,
but behind every little expression, there
is a different person with a special name.

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Elias Tobias Poetry

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Silent as the Spy

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A poem by Brother Brian Kohut

Silent as the Spy

Like a spy being questioned,
you keep the secret to yourself,
and all the air of your secret
will pop like a balloon if
you break your silence.

Then, despite all promises,
your secret will blow into
the wind until everyone knows,
and you will have to pay
the price for that knowledge.

The only other cost will be
the sanity you will lose
to keep silent as the spy.

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The Lady at the Restaurant

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A poem by Brother Kyle Morgan Stewart

The Lady at the Restaurant

The couple were seniors, but they weren’t “old”.
With the expertise of a Toastmaster, the Southern
woman said her grits were sour and spoiled.
The waitress, promptly took the bowl to the cook,
and I tried not to listen or look at the couple.
The bowl could not be replaced, and the
lady ordered something else instead; French Fries
with gravy. You should have seen the eyes in her head
when the waitress brought the second order out.
This is not what she wanted, with a small pout.
She wanted home fries with gravy, and started
eating the French Fries anyway. Too her surprise,
her meal was tasting good. The humor of the
waitress did not fade, and talked with them well.
The woman finally said she said the wrong word.
I ate my meal, satisfied, and thought she was absurd.

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Maybe Tomorrow

Editor’s Note:  This poem was composed as a lyric, and those readers with more musical talents who would take a challenge and put this verse to music are welcomed.  If interested, contact the author at eliastobias2002@yahoo.com. This could be chance to be another Bernie and Elton team!

Maybe Tomorrow

Say with me,
Play with me,
And if you like me,
You can stay with me
A while longer, a day, today.
Maybe tomorrow.
Say with me,
Play with me,
And if you like me,
You can stay with me
A while longer, a day, today.
Maybe tomorrow.

If, by chance, you were to kiss me,
Then need to leave, would you miss me,
And want to see me again?
Is this, I wonder, part of your plan,
To make a mouse out of this man
With this game you want to play?

Play with me,
Lay with me,
And if you want me,
You can stay with me
A while longer, a day, today.
Maybe tomorrow.
Play with me,
Lay with me,
And if you need me,
You can stay with me
A while longer, a day, today.
Maybe tomorrow.

 

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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.. #etpoetry

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