Tony R. Rodriguez
Tony Richard Rodriguez graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in Liberal Studies. He is currently a middle school teacher - Literature and English being his favorite subjects of instruction. When Tony is not getting kicked out of school, driving cross-country, making soap, writing about a special girl, playing in Pamplona, Spain, sun-tanning in San Juan, or trying to figure ... more »
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The Disappearance And The Slow Awakening
From her lips flew arrows I wish I did not Own,
And I felt such Affliction, with tears not Shown.
Compared I did the great loves of past Similar;
For once I felt such Elation in blessed Particular.
And now—thanks to foolish actions—I do Scour
From a Lamp whose contents will undoubtedly Sour.
Her name: quite common to those who’ve Heard.
‘Such splendor! ’ I, with a gleam, would often Word.
Strong was our Love and soon we Learned:
‘Together, such mirth! ’ we often Confirmed.
And so after years of joy and worth things turned to the Red:
‘Our Love ...