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Tainted Soil
Tainted Soil

No one ever said growing was easy. Burying seeds through poetry, short stories, and affirmations, Tainted Soil proves how planting seeds in damaged souls can grow strength and build character in the midst of sorrows, joys, and even pain.

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Affirmed Queen
Affirmed Queen

Coming from a place of internal uncertainty, Vontress Ortega has opened the gateway of self-love through her book Affirmed Queen: A Book of Affirmations for a Woman in Healing. Learning to love herself despite the naysayers of the world, self-doubt, and negative inner demons we all face at one point or another, she fought with everything she had to stand above ground and take control of her inner peace through the use of positive affirmations. Positive affirmations can be used to...

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Rose Petals Under a Reaper's Robe
Rose Petals Under a Reaper's Robe

Rose Petals Under a Reaper’s Robe is a collection of poems inspired by Vontress Ortega. She has brought her artistry to life in a bare reflection of her own experiences, good and bad, in hopes to encourage self-awareness, acceptance, and the overall courage to not be afraid to look in the mirror. Take a look under a Reaper’s Robe to shed light on your own petals and watch as they bloom.

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Tainted Soil
Tainted Soil

No one ever said growing was easy. Burying seeds through poetry, short stories, and affirmations, Tainted Soil proves how planting seeds in damaged souls can grow strength and build character in the midst of sorrows, joys, and even pain.

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As a young girl, Vontress Ortega, 30, was very shy and kept to herself. She used to get bullied in school, so she used her writing as a means to escape, but as she got older, the further she drifted away from her craft. In 2016, she had a conversation with her younger brother who let her know that he used to read her poetry and that she needed to follow through with what she seemed to be so passionate about. 


As a business owner and a mother of 5, she decided to take a leap of faith and finally walk in her purpose—sharing her gift of healing through her poetry.

Bringing together her most intimate thoughts and feelings, Rose Pedals Under a Reaper’s Robe is cherished collection of poems written in some of the darkest and brightest moments of her life. It’s a raw and honest reflection of her heart written in her own words. 
 

Vontress Ortega