Teddy Dondanville


Four months is a short time But each day you made my smile shine. I loved the meals we shared And the oceans in which we stared.   Your iconic laughter Filled the room to the rafter. And your smooth Spanish skills They gave me the chills.   I was lucky to be your roommate Not once did I ever feel hate. Instead I felt pride If only you were by my… Read More

After one’s departure We often think: Where do our lovers go? What is the next step? Not once do we hypothesize: Where does the world go, when our lovers can’t speak? They are the ones who might be missing, But we are the ones who are lost; Struggling to be found. Without them we are not whole. Turning inward, We pray Meditate Rationalize: Surely there must be a destination? We hold tight… Read More

With so much to say, I just wish there was enough time in the day. These words I’ve left unspoken. Here they are, they have awoken. My feelings for you do all but shrink. I swear you are my missing link. The time we share, you make me care. My heart still leaps like a hare. I try to run from what’s been done, But like my heart, I am undone. Incomplete,… Read More

A man moved away today. Not just any man, a very special man. A son moved away today. A son who was loyal to his mother and father. A brother moved away today. A brother who learned from and loved his siblings. A friend moved away today. A friend that made everyone feel welcome, even the stranger. A lover moved away today. A lover whose tenderness can never be replaced. My best… Read More