After All These Years

After All These Years

It is nice to see you after all these years.
You were going your way, I was going mine,
But smiles we shared slowed our fears.
Now you have become a success, and I
Have done well enough for myself, too.
Stress of your changes don’t show,
And I see time has been good to you.
We both found people for a family,
And now each have several children,
But I wonder if there were moments
you wondered what could have been.
We needed each other back then,
And I feel like I need you now,
Even if it is to just remember what
My heart will let me allow after
All these years.

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..

qr-code-for-books-on-amazon.jPG QR code for the Elias Tobias Amazon Author Page

facebooklogo.JPG   twitter_logo 

 

The Girl Next Door

Editor’s Note:  This subject is not original, and other poems or songs have been composed about it. This is my version of topic and is not intend to take the place of other copyrighted materials with the same or similar title.

The Girl Next Door

The girl next door was a friend of mine,
And our love for each other was hard to find.
I remember her face. Her smile was so kind.
I could hardly keep her off my mind, but
I was young then, and my love was blind.
Well I’m married now and I love my wife,
And have two children who love me, too;
But times I look at the kids growing up,
And my heart starts to feel a little blue
Because when I was young, I was in love
With the girl next door.

The girl next door was a friend of mine,
And our love for each other was hard to find.
I remember her face. Her smile was so kind.
I could hardly keep her off my mind, but
I was young then, and my love was blind.

We had just moved in, and I was 9 or 8,
I can’t remember now, but it was my fate.
She might have had curly blonde hair,
And we shared a squeaky backyard gate.
It was so long ago, I can’t think of her name,
But I loved her and she loved me the same.
I would be going her house to play games,
I was sad when the day we moved came,
Because when I was young, I was in love
With the girl next door.

The girl next door was a friend of mine,
And our love for each other was hard to find.
I remember her face. Her smile was so kind.
I could hardly keep her off my mind, but
I was young then, and my love was blind.

I didn’t want to leave, but Dad had to go,
I can’t really remember why, though.
I never saw her again as I grew up,
But the memories of her are so bold.
There have been other girls since then,
But the first one is the only one when
I could say I really had a girlfriend.
I didn’t want the good times to end
Because when I was young, I was in love
With the girl next door.

The girl next door was a friend of mine,
And our love for each other was hard to find.
I remember her face. Her smile was so kind.
I could hardly keep her off my mind, but
I was young then, and my love was blind.

My baby girl is cute and turning 10.
She says at school she has a boyfriend.
As a dad, I’m not sure how this will end,
Because when I was young, I was in love
With the girl next door.

The girl next door was a friend of mine,
And our love for each other was hard to find.
I remember her face. Her smile was so kind.
I could hardly keep her off my mind, but
I was young then, and my love was blind.

 

Get the mobile phone app free!

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..

qr-code-for-books-on-amazon.jPG QR code for the Elias Tobias Amazon Author Page

facebooklogo.JPG  twitter_logo

I don’t want to see you anymore

lsc-t-shirtlogo.jpg

A poem by Brother C.J. Chatham III

I don’t want to see you anymore

You thought the time here wasn’t worth your rent,
even after all my credit cards have been spent.
I want to know just to whom you will go,
so I can warn him of the kind of person you are.

You are a bitch, baby, bitch, baby, a regular whore.
You need to leave, now, leave, now, before I pay more.
Don’t let the screen hit you when you go through the door.
I really don’t want to see you, anymore.

To read about the other members of the Lambda Sigma Chi’s , click on the LSC logo at the top of this page or click here.

Get the mobile phone app free!

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..

qr-code-for-books-on-amazon.jPG QR code for the Elias Tobias Amazon Author Page

facebooklogo.JPG  twitter_logo

 

 

What Could Have Been

Courtesy Photo

What Could Have Been

People look at me and think I’m over
you by the way I act, but they are wrong.
Like some old song on the radio, there
is a record in my mind that plays over
And over about what could have been
if you didn’t want to hide our love.
I can understand your reasons because
you were hurt by another man, and
Your child you love now is a reminder
of the past after all the years. She’s a
reflection of your smile I saw when
I first met you, and feelings for each
other quickly grew through the few
months we were together, and I often
think of what could have been
if you didn’t want to hide our love.
I see you now and then, apart, at
the store and such, and you smile
for a second at me like you did before,
and that song starts playing over again,
and I think about what could have been.

 

Get the mobile phone app free!

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..

qr-code-for-books-on-amazon.jPG QR code for the Elias Tobias Amazon Author Page

facebooklogo.JPG  twitter_logo

Don’t Let Her Down

Don’t Let Her Down

(Instrumental introduction)
(Chorus)
Don’t let her down, boy,
Like you did before, yeah.
Don’t let her down, boy,
You can make it up, yeah.
Don’t let her down, boy,
You got another chance, yeah,
Don’t let her down, boy,
Or she will leave and won’t
Bother to be around.
Don’t let her down, boy.

I’ve known her a long time,
Since she was just a child,
And now she’s grown up,
And she’s a little wild.
She knows what she likes,
And I think she likes you,
But if you don’t treat her
Right, you’ll be the fool
Who asks,” What did I say?”
As she turns her head and
Silently walks away.
You had an argument,
Which really is just a test
To see how you two will
Get along during the rest
Of your time together.

(Chorus)
Don’t let her down, boy,
Like you did before, yeah.
Don’t let her down, boy,
You can make it up, yeah.
Don’t let her down, boy,
You got another chance, yeah,
Don’t let her down, boy,
Or she will leave and won’t
Bother to be around.
Don’t let her down, boy.
(Instrumental bridge)
(Chorus)
Don’t let her down, boy,
Like you did before, yeah.
Don’t let her down, boy,
You can make it up, yeah.
Don’t let her down, boy,
You got another chance, yeah,
Don’t let her down, boy,
Or she will leave and won’t
Bother to be around.
Don’t let her down, boy.

 

Get the mobile phone app free!

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..

qr-code-for-books-on-amazon.jPG QR code for the Elias Tobias Amazon Author Page

facebooklogo.JPG  twitter_logo

 

When You’re Gone

lsc-t-shirtlogo.jpg

The newest member of LSC, Antonio “Tony” Alejandro Martin Gonzales, got his weekend band together, and used his lyrics for this song he performed recently.

When You’re Gone

When you’re gone, when you’re gone,
When you’re gone, when you’re gone,
Things don’t seem the same, and
My mind plays this silly game.
I say your name when I’m in bed,
And I hear your sweet voice
softly say “wakeup sleepy head.”
But it’s really the noise coming
From the alarm clock radio.
It’s then I realize I need to go
To get ready for another day.
I really wish I could stay
And wish I could talk to you,
But you’re not really here.
When you’re gone, when you’re gone,
Things don’t seem the same.
When you’re gone, when you’re gone.
When you’re gone, when you’re gone.
I first saw you in my dreams,
And I could draw you it seemed.
Then I saw you at the restaurant
And you were with a friend.
You were the one I wanted.
I didn’t even know your name,
But my life wasn’t the same.
I’ve got to know you better,
And spent some time together,
But there are times you leave.
When you’re gone, when you’re gone.
When you’re gone, when you’re gone.
I first saw you in my dreams.
When you’re gone, when you’re gone.

 

To read about the other members of the Lambda Sigma Chi’s , click on the LSC logo at the top of this page or click here.

Get the mobile phone app free!

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..

qr-code-for-books-on-amazon.jPG QR code for the Elias Tobias Amazon Author Page

facebooklogo.JPG  twitter_logo

In the Heat of the Night

lsc-t-shirtlogo.jpg

A poem by Brother Brian Kohut

In the Heat of the Night

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover.
You said I wasn’t what you expected as a lover.
Minute by minute, our moments were surprised
with emotions we found in the heat of the night.

To read about the other members of the Lambda Sigma Chi’s , click on the LSC logo at the top of this page or click here.

Get the mobile phone app free!

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..

qr-code-for-books-on-amazon.jPG QR code for the Elias Tobias Amazon Author Page

facebooklogo.JPG   twitter_logo

 

I’m in love with you (but I don’t know why)

lsc-t-shirtlogo.jpg

A poem by Brother Adrian Parker

I’m in love with you (but I don’t know why)

I’m in love…
I’m in love…
I’m in love with you, girl,
and I really don’t know why.
I can’t live…
I can’t live…
I can’t live without your touch,
My heart will break with a lie.
But I need…
But I need…
But I need you so much, girl.
Without you, I’d probably die.

They say trouble follows you around.
They say you’re the baddest apple in town.
But I accidentally fell in love with you.
Now my friends are saying I’m a fool.

I’m in love…
I’m in love…
I’m in love with you, girl,
and I really don’t know why.
I can’t live…
I can’t live…
I can’t live without your touch,
My heart will break with a lie.
But I need…
But I need…
But I need you so much, girl,
Without you, I’d probably die.

They say problems appear wherever you go.
They say you’re someone I shouldn’t know.
But I accidentally fell in love with you.
My emotions I have make me feel brand new.

I’m in love…
I’m in love…
I’m in love with you, girl,
and I really don’t know why.
I can’t live…
I can’t live…
I can’t live without your touch,
My heart will break with a lie.
But I need…
But I need…
But I need you so much, girl
Without you, I’d probably die.

To read about the other members of the Lambda Sigma Chi’s , click on the LSC logo at the top of this page or click here.

Get the mobile phone app free!

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..

qr-code-for-books-on-amazon.jPG QR code for the Elias Tobias Amazon Author Page

facebooklogo.JPG   twitter_logo

 

I Want You Back (a 60’s song)

lsc-t-shirtlogo.jpg

A poem by Brother Paul Abernathy

I Want You Back (a 60’s song)

Musical intro-variation of melody chords

Lead singer(LS) I won’t let go
Background Singer(BS) Oh no
LS: Even if you tell me so
BS: Won’t go
LS: because baby I know
BS: I know
LS:There will come a day
BS: One day
LS:When you will say
BS: you’ll say
LS: “Darling, I want you back!”
BS: I want you back

Chorus:
BS: Ba-bum, Ba-bum, Ba-bum
LS: I want you back.
BS: Today,today, today
LS: I want you to stay.
BS: Ring-a-ring-a-ring
LS: We will hear the bells
BS: I do, I do, I do
LS: on our wedding day.

LS: Until that time
BS:Tick-a-tock, tick-a-tock
LS:I’ll wait in line
BS: Wait in line
LS: For you to find
BS: you can find
LS: The words you will say
BS: You’ll say
LS: on the special day
BS: Special day
LS:”Honey, I want you back!”
BS: I want you back

Repeat chorus

LS: I won’t let go
BS: Oh no
LS: Even if you tell me so
BS: Won’t go
LS: because baby I know
BS: I know
LS:There will come a day
BS: One day
LS:When you will say
BS: you’ll say
LS: “Darling, I want you back!”
BS: I want you back

Instrumental bridge with guitar, piano, and trumpet or harmonica
sharing the melody. Bridge chords come back to chorus.

Chorus:
BS: Ba-bum, Ba-bum, Ba-bum
LS: I want you back.
BS: Today,today, today
LS: I want you to stay.
BS: Ring-a-ring-a-ring
LS: We will hear the bells
BS: I do, I do, I do
LS: on our wedding day.

repeat chorus until fade away

To read about the other members of the Lambda Sigma Chi’s , click on the LSC logo at the top of this page or click here.

Get the mobile phone app free!

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..

qr-code-for-books-on-amazon.jPG QR code for the Elias Tobias Amazon Author Page

facebooklogo.JPG   twitter_logo

 

I’m Back

lsc-t-shirtlogo.jpg

A poem by Brother Karl Dobson

I’m Back

I’m back, again,
for the last time.
I want to be in your arms,
and be taken by your charms.

I’m back, again,
I’ve seen the light.
I’m not the guy that I used to be.
I’ve changed; I’m a brand-new me.

I’m back, again,
problems are in the past.
I’ve promised to make a new start.
You’re the owner of this lonely heart.

I’m back, again,
just like I was before.
I want my feelings for you to show.
This is my way of letting you know

I’m back.

To read about the other members of the Lambda Sigma Chi’s , click on the LSC logo at the top of this page or click here.

Get the mobile phone app free!

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..

qr-code-for-books-on-amazon.jPG QR code for the Elias Tobias Amazon Author Page

facebooklogo.JPG   twitter_logo