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Title: Blooms of Youth
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Book Type: Paperback
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An early collection of my short stories. All of these tales are included in The Corruption of Innocence, but I reworked many of them for C of I. Includes: Parts, Family, Fat Sucker, The Girl Next Door, The Cleanest Part of Me, Tyria, Daddy's Secret, Ritualistic Pillowtalk for the Masses, Plants, Nipples on Mannequins. A glimpse of an earlier part of my writing path.About the Author:
Lotus Rose is also the author of MachoPoni: A Prance with Death & SinEaster. He writes about young characters in strange situations. At times dark, silly, or bawdy, his writing owes much to such influences as Alice in Wonderland and Roald Dahl, and explores themes like disillusionment, and the corruption of innocence. If his books were movies, they'd likely be directed by Tim Burton. He often writes in a style that is a more edgy, "grown-up" version of children's literature interspersed with his poetry and songs.
Here's a short poem he wrote:
O, shall I be like the lotus,
And bring you dark dreams and soft sighs?
Or shall I be like the rose is,
Sweet-scented and tempting your eyes?
For the unending sleep can seduce you,
To the world behind unseeing eyes.
And the beauty that beckons, then cuts you,
Is also the cruelest of lies.
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