And so we parted ways, I to the university
You to live in the city
Friends forever we said
Let’s write to each other… nothing sad.
Perhaps, during Christmas holiday we can meet,
Share a meal at Isabel’s café on Canal Street
You can tell me how you are doing,
And I will tell you how I am doing.
Author: Rudy H. Garcia
Rudy H. García, from Port Isabel, Texas, has a Master’s in Education from the University of Texas at Brownsville and earned a B.A. in psychology from Pan American University in 1976. He is a participant in the Narciso Martínez Cultural Arts Center Writers’ Forum, and is a founder of the Laguna Madre Writers Forum. Rudy has also been featured on the radio program “Themes and Variations.” His poems are published with “Poets of the East Village” in New York and he has been a featured reader for the El Paseo Arts Foundation and is published in numerous other magazines.