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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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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A Woman Falling in Love

A Woman Falling in Love

There’s a quickness in her step.
She knows what she wants to do,
And where she wants to go.
When his name is mentioned,
You can see her face glow.
She is a woman falling in love.

There is a sudden smile,
A silent sparkle in her eyes,
Then a happy grin on her face.
There’s a certain look about her
As they meet at a certain place.
She is a woman falling in love.

She changes her style of clothes,
And does something new to her
Hair In anticipation of lovely gifts.
Mere presence and conversation
With man she loves gives her a lift.
She is a woman falling in love.

She lives for the moments that
Become her memories of the past,
And plans all part of the game.
If the affair should ever fall apart,
She’d be broken-hearted just the same.
She is a woman falling in love.

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Let Me Be

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A poem by Brother C.J. Chatham III

Let Me Be

I’m not ready to fall in love
because I’m not strong anymore.
There is a part of me inside,
that’s missing and now is lost.
Old memories just can’t be replaced,
no matter what you think they cost.
When I want to be touched again.
I’ll call and let you in the door.

I can feel your love surround me,
but, honey, patience is the key.
You may win my love eventually,
but for now, honey, just let me be.

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Scale of Love

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

Scale of Love

I weighed my heart yesterday,
and this is what the face of
the scale had to say.
It showed my heart was lonely
and very heavy.
It’s hands suggested that you stay.
I agree; it’s the only way for
this heart to get any lighter.

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The Only One

Editor’s Note: LSC member Rev. Paul Abernathy rediscovers his rock and roll past with a classic love ballad.  I wish I had his music, or may he just wrote the words.  He didn’t say.  If you have any musical talents for these words, let us know!  Send an email to contact@eliastobias.net and put “The Only One Music” in the subject line.

The Only One

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I want you to understand
I will do anything I can
To prove to you I’m your man.
This is no teenage crush.
I’ve known you ling enough.
Your smile gives me a rush.
This is no silly love song
About an affair that went wrong.
I want to hold you for a long, long time.
Chorus
You are the only one for me.
You are the only one for me.
You are the only one for me.
It’s the way it has to be.
You are the only one for me.

I want you to understand
I will do anything I can
To prove to you I’m your man.
This is no teenage crush.
I’ve known you ling enough.
Your smile gives me a rush.
This is no silly love song
About an affair that went wrong.
I want to hold you for a long, long time.
You’ll always be more than a friend of mine.
Chorus
You are the only one for me.
You are the only one for me.
You are the only one for me.
I will do anything to make you see
You are the only one for me.

Instrumental bridge with guitar solo

I want you to understand
I will do anything I can
To prove to you I’m your man.
Chorus
You are the only one for me.
You are the only one for me.
You are the only one for me.
I will do anything to make you see
You are the only one for me.

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Lonesome Heart


Editor’s Note: Other authors may have poems or even book titles with this same title. but this version is from Elias Tobias.

Lonesome Heart

I know that you want me,
but you can only have half of my heart.
That is all I can give.
I know that you love me, but I
need the rest of heart so my soul can live.

I see the pain in your eyes,
and I have to look away.
My mouth starts to open,
but there’s nothing to say.
Things could’ve been different,
They don’t need to be this way.
The sun will rise again tomorrow,
and bring with it a brand new day.

I know that you want me,
but you can only have half of my heart.
That is all I can give.
I know that you love me, but I
need the rest of heart so my soul can live.

You are allowed to remember,
but it’s hard living in the past.
You try to start something new,
but it never seems to last.
You try to reach for the light,
but it is always hard to grasp.
The clouds you find in the sky
make the weather report overcast.

I know that you want me,
but you can only have half of my heart.
That is all I can give.
I know that you love me, but I
need the rest of heart so my soul can live.

 

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Our Love Shared, Not Owned

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

Our Love Shared, Not Owned

I can be your woman, you
could be my man, and
we both could be lovers,
but I could not own your love,
nor could you own mine.
The only owner of our
moments could be time,
who steals them for his
own personal scrapbook.
We share our loves,
like the millions of fish
who live and die in the sea;
like the workers of the land,
whose crops feed them when
they don’t own the deed;
like the varieties of trees that
are homes to insects and animals
and plants who help us breathe.
If you owned my love, and
I owned yours, we would
possess each other’s soul.
We would fight for control.
This is a conflict only God
and the Devil need to know.
I can be your woman, you
could be my man, and
we both could be lovers,
but I could not own your love,
nor could you own mine.

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Branded

Branded

Your heart has been branded
by the mark of your lover,
and though you are now apart,
your heart is broken.
I can heal the hurt since
your brand is on my heart.

 

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20 Tons of Love

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

20 Tons of Love

Your love hit me like a 18-wheeler
with a full load on the highway
straight to my heart.
But you have delivered at the dock,
left me alone at home,
and now we’re apart.
You said there was another place
for you to be, but honey,
where does that leave me?
Now matter where you park your rig,
I figure there will be a time you’ll
remember when we were together.
Then you’ll get diesel in your tanks
and make the miles burn to the
place where your heart can learn
to park your 20 tons of love.

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