Las Mujeres by Gerda Govine Ituarte


“Las Mujeres” by Gerda Govine Ituarte


watch daughters who listen with their eyes
whose voices bloom they flower between rain drops
weave their lives inside dreams
with grandmothers’ breath
future awakes
in mouth
of now.


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Gerda Govine Ituarte Artist Statement:

Her work appeared in The Altadena Poetry Review Anthology, Coiled Serpent, Journal of Modern Poetry, Indefinite Space, Spectrum, San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly, Dryland Los Angeles Arts and Letters, Ms. Aligned and Frontera Esquina Magazine in Tijuana, Mexico. She read at Lit Crawl L.A, Avenue 50 Studio, The World Stage, Holy Grounds, The Coffee Gallery Backstage, Tia Chucha Cultural Center & Bookstore, Altadena and Pasadena Libraries and in Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico and the UK. She self-published two poetry collections, “Oh,Where is My Candle Hat?” (2012) and “Alterations |Thread Light Through Eye of Storm,”

Author: A Room of Her Own

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