Category Archives: Poetry

Sonnet for St. Nina’s Day

My little girl turns twenty-four today. My LORD, where did the years escape, and where Have all my hugs and kisses gone? I pray, Then rush a long embrace—no time to spare. She is a woman now; I dare not … Continue reading

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For Juan Samuel or Sylvia Ester

by Juan J. Guajardo Here’s an acrostic poem I wrote after my wife had suffered a second miscarriage several years ago.  God has not given us Juan Samuel or Sylvia Ester…yet. For the seed I planted in my wife this … Continue reading

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B R O K E N by Juan J. Guajardo The clay pot proudly watered every weedy creek That crawled across the messy spout. It would go seek Out various, sundry water holes from which to draw The muddy waters … Continue reading

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