Manuel Torres Introduces the significance of history as it correlates with the human spirit and the essence of time moving from a state of potentiality to actuality. He reflects how history reveals the value of truth and knowledge in reaching ultimate reality. This book expresses the struggle and transformation about individual self-identity from a poetical, philosophical, cultural/historical viewpoint. It is an unfolding of the human spirit through trials and tribulations, and recognizing that the art of poetry constitutes the area of human passion. This book contains a poem at the end of each of the eleven chapters.