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 vella in free versethat provides an interpretation of the beginning of mankind.Author juanantonio first addresses the creation of man and woman andtheir struggle for love and destiny against an ancient, selfish god. The seconddream follows the story of guarionex, a tai chief who shapes the identity ofhis people and then makes first contact with Europeans. In the third dream, juanantonio introduces Maria, an upper west side Latina who is guided bythe spirit of guarionex in her struggle with three angels who try to seduce herwith love, power, and then destiny. Soledad: Letters to my daughter narratesa series of communications from a father separated from his daughter by timeand 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.