Poetry Credits

Poetry Credits
A Publishing History- Elias Tobias

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“Weighed Words” will be published in the Best Poets of 2015: Vol. 6, by Eber & Wein Publishing, 50 E. High St., New Freedom, PA 17349, in the spring of 2016 under the name Elias Tobias.

“Something” will be published in the Who’s Who in American Poetry by Eber & Wein Publishing, 50 E. High St., New Freedom, PA 17349, in 2015 under the name Elias Tobias.
“God Said” will be published in the Best Poets of 2014: Volume. 4 by Eber & Wein Publishing, 50 E. High St., New Freedom, PA 17349, in 2014 under the name Elias Tobias.
“Cowboy Pride” will be included in the first edition of Who’s Who in American Poetry by Eber & Wein Publishing, 50 E. High St., New Freedom, PA 17349, in 2013.
Two books, an anthology of 145 poems called, “Figments of My Reality” and a short story murder mystery, “Five Aces.”Both books are published by AuthorHouse, Inc.  and they can  be ordered through the AuthorHouse bookstore website at http://www.authorhouse.com or through online stores like Amazon.com or Barnes and Noble (bn.com). Prospective buyers  can go to the AuthorHouse Book Order Hotline, at 1-888-280-7715. Both books can also be purchased through a page at the World of Words by Elias Tobias by going to  http://eliastobias.net/?page_id=2265. The books are also available on Amazon.com and other retail book sellers.

“Point of No Return,” published by Eber & Wein Publishing, in “Best Poets of 2013”, their annual compilation that features poets selected by editors from the company.

“Waiting, too,” to be published in Best Poets of 2010 in Spring 2011 by Eber & Wein Publishing of Shrewsbury, PA.,

“The Beauty of Life” published under Michael D. Hall in Verses and Visions: A New Day by Eber & Wein Publishing, Shrewsbury, PA,  summer 2009, page 140
“A Juicy Poem” was published in Favourite Memories anthology by Noble House of New York, London and Paris, September, 2008.
“Calico Creek”  as  Editor’s Choice Award by Poetry.com, August, 2008, was published in the Immortal Verses Series, September 2008.
“A New Year’s Toast” in the Coffee Talk column of the LMT Business Journal. January 1, 2007 under the name Elias Tobias. “It’s Christmas again, this year”, published  under the name Elias Tobias in a house ad for the LMT Business Journal on page 10 of the December 18, 2006 issue.
“Cowboy Pride” was published under the pen name Elias Tobias in Great Poems of the Western World, by the Famous Poets Society, 2005.
“Candle in the Dark,” and “ As the Candle Burns” was published under the pen name Elias Tobias in Today’s Famous Poems – On the Wings of Pegasus by the Famous Poets Society, February 2003.
“I Saw a Rumor” was published under the pen name Elias Tobias in Letters from the Soul by the International Library of Poetry in fall of 2002; semifinalist in International Open Poetry Contest; included in three-volume CD set, The Sound of Poetry.
“The Citizens’ Band” received an Honorable Mention in Free Poetry Contest by the Famous Poets Society, 2002.
“First-Aid for My Broken Heart” was published under the pen name Elias Tobias in New Millennium Poets by the Famous Poets Society; Honorable Mention in Free Poetry Contest, 2002.
“Naked Banana” was published under the pen name Elias Tobias in Our Millennium’s Most Famous Poems by the Famous Poets Society, 2002. “Beyond the Bricks” was published in 2001-A Poetic Odyssey by the Famous Poets Society, 2001.
“A Juicy Poem” will be published in Nature’s Echoes published by the International Library of Poetry in winter, 2001.
Love Notes by Elias Tobias, Copyright 1995 by Michael D. Hall/Check Points Specialty Sales.
Everything in Life Contains Its Opposite” chosen to be published by The Poetry Guild, March 1998.
“Spring” was published by the National Library of Poetry in A Celebration of Poets; Showcase Edition, in December of 1998.

living ghosts”, was published under the pen name Elias Tobias published by the National Library of Poetry in Outstanding Poets of 1998, in December of 1998.
“Stairs”, was published under the pen name Elias Tobias published by the National Library of Poetry in A Painted Garden, in May of 1998, and also in Outstanding Poets of 1994 by The National Library of Poetry, April 1994. The poem was a semi-finalist in the 1997 North American Open Poetry Contest.
“One woman is enough for me” under the pen name Elias Tobias published by the National Library of Poetry in The Best Poems of 1998, in the spring of 1998. “The Minutes of Time” under the pen name Elias Tobias published by the National Library of Poetry in Melodies of the Soul, in May of 1998.
“Three Words” published under the pen name of Elias Tobias in the 1997 edition of the Southern Poetry Review, Editors Choice by the Southern Poetry Association/Ocean 21 Publishing Company. “Sir William Wallace” was published by the National Library of Poetry in The Best Poems of 1997, in the fall of 1997.
Hot Stuff” was published in Orbiter, Volume 1, Number 3, the GT newsletter from Brownsville ISD Central office.
April-May 1997. “The Crusader’s Sacrifice” was published under the name Elias Tobias in The Senior Connection by the Southern Poetry Association, 1996. Received Blue Ribbon Award, July 1996. Spring” was published in The Best Poems of the ‘90’s published by The National Library of Poetry in the Fall of 1996, and was a semi -finalist in the 1996 North American Open Poetry Contest.
“Power Lines” was published in Windows of the Soul by The National Library of Poetry in the Winter of 1995/1996, and was a semi-finalist in the 1995 North American Open Poetry Contest. “Brainstorm” was published in Best Poems of 1995 by The National Library of Poetry in the Spring, 1995.
Sensuous Lover” was published in Seasons to Come by The National Library of Poetry in the Spring of 1995, and was a semi-finalist in the1994 North American Open Poetry Contest. “Footsteps in the Sand” was published in Treasured Poems of America, by Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, Inc. in the summer of 1994. copyright, © 1994.
The Morning Mist” and “Eagle Eyes” was published in In the Desert Sun by The National Library of Poetry in December 1994, Copyright © 1994.
“Land Mines, was introduced in Borders Review, volume 1, number 1, published by The University of Texas at Brownsville, Copyright © 1993, p. 23.
“Richocheted Rumors” and “The Smiling Tree” were published in Treasured Poems of America by the Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, Inc. in December 1993, copyright 1993.
“Lines of Life” was first published in Wind in the Night Sky by the National Library of Poetry, copyright 1993, p. 91.
“The Architect,” “Metamorphosis,” “Check points,” “Diamondpoem,” “The Acorn,” Earth Song,” “Four-Legged Thief,” “On Smelling Roses,” “The Puzzel,” “Rappoem,””Rich Man, Poor Man”, “She Holds the Umbrella”, and “Headcount” were originally published in A Poetry Sampler, 100 % Natural Words by Olan Dey Gabona, copyright © 1991 by Mike Hall and Checkerboard Press. The collection was reprinted in 50 copies in 1995 under the pen name Elias Tobias, and two poems, “Brainstorm” and “Eagle Eyes” were added.
“Little Dancer” took fifth place in the Distinguished Poet Awards and was published in the Winter 1995 edition of Treasured Poems of America by Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, Inc.
“The Peter Pan Effect” was published in the Fall 1994 edition of Treasured Poems of America by Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, Inc. “Stairs”, was published in Outstanding Poets of 1994 by The National Library of Poetry, April 1994, copyright© 1994.
Never had time to say goodbye” was first published in The Hawkeye, the Faulk Intermediate School yearbook, 1993, Brownsville, Texas. It was written in honor of one of the students who attend the school, a student of mine, who died tragically in a car accident one afternoon. The last page of the yearbook was dedicated to John Paul Merino.The poem also appeared in the school newspaper.
Grammer Lesson” was awarded an honorable mention by The World of Poetry in February 1992, and was published in Our World’s Favorite Poems, copyright ©1992. The poem was later published in Visions, the student literary publication of Pace High School, Brownsville, Texas, 1992.
“Battles of Fire and Ice,” and “The Blind Man Knows the Truth,” The Dancer Just Wanted to Dance,” “A Teacher’s Prayer,” “Sometimes,”Weighing Relationships,” and “Sorcerer of my Soul” were first published in Visions, the student literary publication of Pace High School, Brownsville, Texas, 1992.
“Your Love” was first published in In a Different Light, by the National Library of Poetry, copyright, 1992, p. 553.
Matter Over Mind” was given the Golden Poet Award in a poetry contest by The World of Poetry was published in Great Poems of Our Time, copyright 1991. The poems was later included in The Poetry Sampler.
“Tickle Time” was given the Golden Poet Award in 1989 by The World of Poetry and was published in World Treasury of Golden Poems, copyright 1990. A revised version earned a Silver Poet Award in 1990 and was published in Our World’s Favorite Gold and Silver Poems, copyright © 1991.
The revised version was later included in A Poetry Sampler. “Christmas Card Poem” was used as a poem for a Christmas card, Copyright © 1991 by Mike Hall and Checkerboard Press.
Signals From the Soul,”“Smiles and Tears,” “Spring Prayer,””All I Can Say,” and “Lonely Lady” were selected for publication in the American Poetry Anthology, by the American Poetry Association in 1989. The last two poems were later included in A Poetry Sampler.
“Sidewalk Sonnets” was originally included the unpublished collection, Grace & Glory by Hal Michaels, copyright ©1988 by Michael D, Hall/Love Unlimited. Then it was selected for publication in the American Poetry Anthology,by the American Poetry Association, copyright © 1989. It was later included in A Poetry Sampler.
“Shadows” was originally included the unpublished collection, Grace & Glory by Hal Michaels, copyright © 1988 by Michael D. Hall/Love Unlimited. The poem was later included in RiverBend, Spring 1990, copyright © 1990 by Ball State University.
“Peace Tree” was a Christmas card Poem, copyright © 1982 by Michael D. Hall.
“The Battle” was published in American Collegiate Poets, Fall Concours, 1975 by International Publications,
copyright © 1976. p. 56.
“15 Cents Worth” was first published in American Collegiate Poets, Spring Concours, 1975 by International Publications, copyright © 1976. p.33.
The Tree of Wisdom,” “The Empty Stage,” and “I Wish…Like Me” were published in The Poet, Peu a Peu, Fall Issue by the Fine Arts Society, Mishawaka, Indiana. copyright © 1974 by Doris Nemeth, p. 31,42, and 62. “The Empty Stage” was later included in A Poetry Sampler.
“No More”…later “AnyMore“, and “Tale of Loneliness” were published in The Poet, Pen a Peu, Spring Issue by The Fine Arts Society, Mishawaka, Indiana. copyright © 1974 by Doris Nemeth, p, 149, and 84.”Ballad of the 21-A” by Mike Hall in the December 11, 1974 Ayr-Way department Store newsletter- 21-A is the page for a janitor at the store.“Mind’s Light of Gloom” published in Write On! Creative Writing Project, 1973-74 by the Columbus Branch of the America Association of University Women in cooperation with the schools in Bartholomew County, Indiana.

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