Three Dreams of the World's Creation & Soledad by juanantoñio
Letters to My Daughter

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"Evoking epic poems of a long-gone age, Three Dreams of the World’s Creation and Soledad: Letters to My Daughter presents a three-part novella in free verse that provides an interpretation of the beginning of mankind.

Author juanantoñio first addresses the creation of man and woman and their struggle for love and destiny against an ancient, selfish god. The second dream follows the story of guarionex, a taino chief who shapes the identity of his people and then makes first contact with Europeans. In the third dream, juanantoñio introduces Maria, an upper west side Latina who is guided by the spirit of guarionex in her struggle with three angels who try to seduce her with love, power, and then destiny. “Soledad: Letters to my daughter” narrates a series of communications from a father separated from his daughter by time and distance.

Filled with vivid and powerful imagery, the verse of Dreams of the World’s Creation and Soledad: Letters to My Daughter speak to the themes of love, identity, man and woman, destruction, creation, time, and destiny."

About juanantoñio

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juanantoñio is a psychologist and psychoanalyst raised in New York City. Nearing retirement, he regained interest in poetry and art. He now works in mixed media creating spiritual scenes.
Published May 31, 2012 129 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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