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"Blessings, A Special Gift" (Revised) selection from "Roses Amidst Thorns" copyright 2005, John J. Rigo, Texas' Poet

The following poem from my first published book, has been a favorite  poem for many years.  It has been republished several times in the Dallas Morning News, The McKinney Courier Gazette, and various major web sites.  171 more words

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"The Lost Blessing" copyright 2010 John J. Rigo, new poem for upcoming book, "Passion Amidst Apathy"

 
 
 
The Blessing was laid before you.
Yet you were too blinded by your own magnificence
to see the light at your very feet. 
 
You felt your knowledge was beyond… 231 more words
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"I Cannot Imagine Life Without You" copyright 2008 John J. Rigo upcoming poetry book "Passion Amidst Apathy"

The words came like a knife to my heart.
It was evening
and we had just gotten in bed.
The words were whispered in the smallest of voice from you. 155 more words
Upcoming Book "Passion Amidst Apathy"

"I Cannot Imagine Life Without You" copyright 2008 John J. Rigo upcoming poetry book "Passion Amidst Apathy"

The words came like a knife to my heart.
It was evening
and we had just gotten in bed.
The words were whispered in the smallest of voice from you. 155 more words
Upcoming Book "Passion Amidst Apathy"

"There Are Times" (Revised) copyright 2009 John J. Rigo, upcoming book, "Passion Amidst Apathy"

There are times
that reaching back in our memories
is the only way we can attempt
to rediscover happiness in our present lives.
 
As hard as we try… 150 more words
A Published Poet Who Has Won The Collin County Texas Poetry Award

"There Are Times" (Revised) copyright 2009 John J. Rigo, upcoming book, "Passion Amidst Apathy"

There are times
that reaching back in our memories
is the only way we can attempt
to rediscover happiness in our present lives.
 
As hard as we try… 150 more words
A Published Poet Who Has Won The Collin County Texas Poetry Award

"Blessings, A Special Gift" (Revised) selection from "Roses Amidst Thorns" copyright 2005, John J. RIgo

The following poem from my first published book, has been a favorite  poem for many years.  It has been republished several times in the Dallas Morning News, The McKinney Courier Gazette, and various major web sites.  170 more words

A Published Poet Who Has Won The Collin County Texas Poetry Award