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The Darkness and the Light

Ismael S. Rodriguez

This collection of poems embodies the soul of Ismael S. Rodriguez Jr., a Navy veteran with ancestry from Puerto Rico and the Philippines. Within the lines of these verses, we witness the intricate tapestry of his life, shaped by the burdens of schizophrenia and PTSD. Each poem serves as a testament to his resilience, as he fearlessly channels his experiences, beliefs, and emotions onto the written page. Through his heartfelt words, Rodriguez bares his innermost thoughts, exposing the raw depths of his being. With every stanza, he unravels the complexities of his existence, creating a profound connection between his readers and the multifaceted nature of human existence. This collection stands as a poignant reminder that art has the power to heal, transform, and give voice to those whose stories are often silenced.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Ismael Rodriguez
  • Publish Date: Mar 20th, 2024
  • Pages: 144
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.34in - 0.42lb
  • EAN: 9798224999415
  • Categories: American - Asian American & Pacific Islander