Born in Taft, Texas, Patricia Alaniz is the 13th of 14 children. She graduated from Taft High School. Then graduated from Bee County College with a cosmetology license. She has been married for 30 beautiful years. The couple has been blessed with 4 children and 3 grandchildren. Patricia has devoted 18 years of her life to working with children with special needs. She can frequently be found writing a new poem down. Her love of reading and writing poetry began when she was a teenager. Patricia is the author of Whispers of Love Poetry. She is currently focus on the process of putting a second book of poetry together to share with the world. WHISPERS UNTOLD should be available soon. Patricia’s poems are inspired by the lives of those she holds dear.