Adric Ceneri is an artist, poet, writer and author. He was born in Mexico and lived there during his childhood. He was raised in the coasts of the Pacific Ocean with his parents up to the age of five, and when his parents separated, he had to endure and survive the consequences of his parents’ poor lives choices. The majority of his poetry reflects the pains and sufferings he had to endure. He writes about his sexuality and the events that marked him throughout childhood, and the difficulties he faced when he was growing up. Ceneri often writes with a rebellious heart through his poetry, expressing his emotions and always remaining true to who he is as an artist.
As a poet and writer, he transmits his feelings and embodies his transgressions in magical word-plays truly transforming pain into art.
In August of 2003 Ceneri moved to the U.S. with his family seeking shelter for peace from the torment that had poisoned him and pushed him to attempt taking his own life. After surviving the horrors of what he had to live, his mind and soul were deeply corrupted and he got broken beyond repair.
As a coping mechanism, he began writing in the isolated walls of his room after school during his high school years. Concentrated in learning a new language in a foreign land, he was fully motivated to explore his creativity and discover a new side of him in his art class. He became passionate for art; he was lost, yet he found in art the motives and the strength to think in something other than his tragic past. Art in general became the coping mechanism that helped him survive through his teenage years.
At the end of high school, his English teacher pushed him and motivated him to publish some of his work. After 3 long years of rejection after rejection from publishers and with almost no hopes left, he decided to self-publish his first poetry collection, My Poetry: Los Restos de un Humano in January of 2010.
In 2017, seven years after publishing his first poetry collection, Ceneri found a poetry community on social media through Instagram.
Over the past two years he has been fully committed to posting unedited and unofficial published poetry on his Instagram. He never stopped writing and this April 2019 he is releasing and publishing this very book, his second poetry collection, walking towards happiness, a storytelling poetry book with simple art drawings created by the author himself. This is his story, his feelings, his life. A journey of a life in darkness towards the light. At the end of 2019 he will also publish the Spanish version caminando hacia la felicidad.