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Not one More Baroque Church

I wrote this poem upon returning from a trip to Oaxaca, Mexico. I strive to live my life in gratitude and faith, and with an immense love for He who sacrificed His life for me on the cross, but this trip was just too much, so I...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Spanglish: A Bastard Jargon?

Growing up in the Rio Grande Valley it was hard not to mix languages when talking with friends, but never with my father, for he prohibited us from mixing languages. Like Octavio Paz, he probably believed Spanglish was an abom...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Turandot's kiss

Love Conquers All

I am reposting this from Valentine’s Day 2013 because this is truly a very romantic opera, and because opera is timeless. Enjoy! Most music lovers have probably listened to Giacomo Puccini’s opera Turandot’s most popu...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Caged Bird

I am posting this beautiful poem today in honor of those women who fight for their freedom and their rights all over the world. Our world seems to be on a frantic race to the future, but even nations that are perceived as moder...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Old man in Guanajuato

Reluctance

This is one of my favorite poems by Robert Frost,  it talks about letting go, understanding that time goes by and with it many people and things including the seasons. Hope you enjoy it and please share your favorite poems wit...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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