On The Hollodeck

On The Hollodeck

A computer program can change an
empty room into a wild west saloon
on the hollodeck.

Distant memories that have yet to be
made can be shared and replayed
on the hollodeck.

Everything you sense you think is
real, even the emotions you feel,
on the hollodeck.

You can make your own world, a
Wizard of Oz, but be cool The Fonze,
on the hollodeck.

It’s hard to forget it’ a mechanical dream.
You can get hooked on it, it seems,
on the hollodeck.

You can lose your sense of reality,
rationality, and responsibility,
on the hollodeck.

 

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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Tough Enough?

Tough Enough?

Are you tough enough to survive today?
Are you too old to brave the freezing cold?
Do you take action on your own or are you told?
Are you too young to be told how it’s done?
Are you too bummed to know when to have fun?
Can you focus on issues or be fooled by “fake news”?
Is your choice of music trending toward the blues?
How far do you drive after you start the car?
Do you go into surgery and expect a big scar?
Do you get mad at rearranged shelves at the store?
Do you pay someone to do household chores?
Do you feel safe to enter a crowded elevator?
Do you worry about bed bugs in a theater?
Are you tough enough to survive today?

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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The Universal Man

The Universal Man

What this world needs is what
some people call a universal man,
and this unique personality
has a special ability to understand
when and how to implement
what some call a master plan.

This universal man uses the
ultimate in compassion
with the strength of steel
in unbounded determination
to become an important leader
instilled with inspiration.

Once the universal man has
the support for his vision
be begins to mount memories
which will create a tradition
while the forces he commands
completes each of their missions.

What this world needs is what
some people call a universal man,
and this unique personality
has a special ability to understand
when and how to implement
what some call a master plan.

 

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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Snake in the Grass

Snake in the Grass

When things go wrong, we
feel sad, mad, and wonder
if thing would have been
better if we had…
looked over to the other
side of the fence.

They say the grass is
always greener on the
other side of the fence,
because of the water or
maybe the way the sun
illuminates the individual
blades of grass.
Beware of this illusion, for
there is a snake that
crawls, camouflaged, as it
moves up a tree to get a
better view of its next
potential victim near the
white points of the picket
fence.

 

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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The Edge

The Edge

A swift sword helps create an empire,
soiled by the blood of those who rise against it.
The razor-sharp edge keeps people in line,
but over time the metal which supports the edge
loses its strength, and can no longer be trusted.
The edge can get dull, and be easily rusted.
The unity is threatened when the blade can break,
but a new, and more dangerous weapon can
be forged from the mold of the master sword,
and the harmony is restored among the nations
who have no hate or strife among the people,
except for ruling power which controls them.
The sword of the new generation tries to
keep the dynasty alive, but it really cuts down
every chance of successful reign since the
new blades dull even faster than before.
Violence will erupt, and the revolution begins.

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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Reason to Dream

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

Reason To Dream

Some say dreams are for those who sleep,
but when they wake up to the morning, the
thoughts created in the night are forgotten.

I say dreams are for those who have a need
to live for more than just another day, and
they have a reason to look forward to tomorrow.

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Pocket your dreams

Pocket your dreams

Pocket your dreams.
Then they are within reach of your hands.
You can have a chance to get a hold of
your dreams when the opportunity knocks.

If you put your dreams on cluttered shelves
in the closet of your mind or the wandering
the hallways of your heart, the time to
use your dreams may be gone before you find them.

Like loose change, the dreams my fall out of
your pocket, but that is the chance you
take for being ready to live.

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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Love’s Only a Game

A poem by Brother Levi Jacobs

Love’s Only a Game

I’ll leave it all up to you.
I’ll do what you say.
You make the decision.
It’s better that way.
We used to be special,
but now, nothing is the same.
It thought it would be forever,
But for you, love’s only a game.

I’ll leave it all up to you.
I would like you to stay.
I could forgive you.
We can start over today.

We used to be special,
but now, nothing is the same.
It thought it would be forever,
But for you, love’s only a game.

I’ll leave it all up to you.
We were one of a kind.
Feelings have gone now,
You need to draw the line.

We used to be special,
but now, nothing is the same.
It thought it would be forever,
But for you, love’s only a game.

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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..

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Reflections of an Old Man

Reflections of an Old Man

The old man said a lot of water has
Gone under the bridge in his 86 years,
And then he started to wipe away
A few hidden tears.
He said he had two sons in the War
Between the States, one fought
For the North, the other, the South.
He still doesn’t know or understand
What the violence was all about.
He has never seen their graves
Since each one was buried in
A separate place. He doesn’t
Think it was all about the slaves.
He does know the power of a
A bullet from a gun and that
Shots killed two of his only sons.
Since his wife has passed away,
He is the only living one.
The sons died young, not leaving
Any traces of a family.
Now the Civil War is a few chapters
In our American history.

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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