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This collection of poems, RIOT OF ROSES, is at once a confrontation, a confession, an embrace. It took me 44 years to love myself with abandon and to trust myself as a writer. I caught glimpses of this deep love throughout my life. I even preached about it on Sundays twice - in English and en Español - for over a decade as a pastor. Still, I was restrained and bound by my gender and by my culture, and literally collared by religiosity. Thankfully, Spirit planted a love for words and stories deep in me that took root and I found that the poet was still there. This book tells an ancient truth of survival, thriving, death, and the power of regeneration.

Riot of Roses

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Riot of Roses Publishing House LLC (December 3, 2021)

    Language ‏ : ‎ English

    Paperback ‏ : ‎ 182 pages

    ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0578996782

    ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0578996783

    Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 8.3 ounces

    Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.5 x 0.42 x 8.5 inches

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