Fiordaliza Charles was born in the Dominican Republic in 1979. She was raised in New York City by her mother, Julia, who raised her all by herself and never complained. She came to the USA with no knowledge of the English language. At an early age, she had no choice but to try to understand her world, and because Spanish was her first language, she started out in all-bilingual classes. Fiordaliza has encountered many bad life events, but she has managed to escape from the harsh reality of those bad events by writing the poems in this book. Fiordaliza has been writing poetry since the age of 12, and she has chosen her favorite poems with the hope that someone else can relate to her poems and that you, the reader, enjoy every line she has written.
Fiordaliza gives an overview of the book:
This is my first book of poetry and it is made up of 50 of my favorite poems, that I have written since the age of 12. All of these poems which tell a story of all the pain, love and pleasures that I have encounter in life. When you read this book you will find yourself in front of a love story that you will never soon forget.
Fiordaliza, attended Bronx Community College and graduated in May 2008 and she accomplished an Associates in Paralegal Studies. She was given a perseverance award from The Bronx Community College, College Discovery Program, for her diligence and commitment towards attaining...