Annabel Cruz

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I started writing poetry while I was still in college and although the content of my poetry has changed quite a bit (not as much angst and broken hearts) , my style remains much the same. My favorite poets are Margaret Atwood, Marge Piercy, Maya Angelou and Pablo Neruda, to name a few.
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A Rondel For Olivia
She smiles at the mirror, eyes blue as the sky
Dreaming of Paris and faraway places
Of people she’ll meet, their stories, their faces
Wishing that time would quickly go by
Concrete Spider
Up, up
The smooth and glassy surface of my shower
He crawled
His delicate spindly legs glued, as if by magic
Fear Of Drowning
I would like to enter you through your eyes;
To enter the coolness
Of their blue,
To swim in you
Confirmation Prayer
(For Isabel on her Confirmation Day)

May the faith you confirm today
Be your key
The Pain Of Patience
Loving you
Through copper wires
Has taught me
The pain of patience


C F 04 January 2019
Love your choice of simple words to express the intensity of your complex emotions. Thank you for sharing your poems. Your poetry reveal a very sensitive soul.
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Tony Walton 01 September 2012
Quiero Annabel ~ My hopes rose when I saw the title of Today's Poem: a rondel! I am not disappointed. At last, a really excellent poem in this slot. I'm a friend through the mail of Gerardo Hernandez: one of your Five imprisoned Heroes. One of his poems I translated is on my page. I'm writing him a letter this weekend. I'm going to send him your poem. Can I give him a message from you? Volveran!
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Owoade Adewale 07 March 2012
Bravo! Good diction, it's in you.
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Abhay Vignesh L 07 March 2011
Awesome poetry.A joy to read them
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Abhimanyu Kumar.s 01 March 2011
your language and expression are very simple and effective. keep it up god bless you
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