What My Colored Eyes See: The Words of a Decorated Child
, is a book of poetry and short stories, written by Dennis Maurice Dumpson
, that was created to share a perspective that is many times overlooked. This book gives a voice to decorated children everywhere; children who feel like their stories, struggles, hopes, and dreams have not been included in the story of our lives. Moreover, this book showcases our unique differences, but when you read it you have no choice but to see our striking similarities. Simply put, this is life translated poetically—a privilege to look at this world with your colorful eyes
A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dennis Maurice
has been writing stories and poetry about life for more than a decade. His poetic style and realistic perspective captures the reader—daring them to delve into someone else’s story. He speaks to people who feel like their stories have been ignored, because he knows the feeling. He realizes that our similarities are more prominent than our differences. Raised by a single mother and a host of prayer warriors that carried God everywhere they were, Dennis has been privileged to know the beauty inside adversity and triumph. He translates those experiences into his original perspective of people and life. For more information visit www.dennismaurice.com.