2 Poems Celebrating International Women’s Month, March, 2014

“Women I Know” and “I Am So Visible” by Nina Serrano   Women I Know and I Am So Visible from Nina Serrano. THE STORY BEHIND “I AM SO VISIBLE” Performing my poems from Heart Strong celebrating International Women’s Month … Continue reading

The Mission Story Video

Reviewing the past reveals its relevance The Mission Story is about my arrival in the barrio in 1961 when I first began gathering impressions that became the setting for my historical novel, Nicaragua Way which is set in the Mission district of San Francisco … Continue reading

Five Poems About The Nature of Love

Nina Serrano’s Poems from Heart Strong These poems just had to be recorded. They investigate life’s most important theme: love.  As a child I was told that “God is Love” and that seems to have stuck in my psyche.  This selection … Continue reading

Poems in the Redwoods

Nature and Spirit: Poems in the Redwoods Creating Poems in the Redwoods was a great galumphing romp in the beautiful Otis R. Johnson Park in Fort Bragg, California. We were greeted with wild bird sounds even in the parking lot. … Continue reading

Traces of Love by Nina Serrano

Traces of Love, a poem from Heart Songs, Collected Poems 1969-1979 by Nina Serrano “Traces of Love” is an offering from my book Heart Songs, Collected Poems of Nina Serrano, 1969-1979. Over the decades of reading poetry in public I seldom … Continue reading

Love Passed Over Us Like a Cloud

A Valentine Poem: Love Passed Over Us Like a Cloud Love Passed Over Us Like a Cloud from Nina Serrano on Vimeo. “Love Passed Over Us Like a Cloud” is the first offering in my new Short Poem Video Series. … Continue reading

Dance Poetry Video: To Die of Joy in the River

Dance Poetry: A Moving Experience (Scroll down for the video.) Dance Poetry is an ancient form but new to me.  On April 19, 2013 I had the thrilling experience of reciting my poem with the inter-generational dance company, Dance Generators, as … Continue reading

“Stop Monsanto!” A Poem by Nina Serrano

On a beautiful day in Oakland California, I participated in March Against Monsanto Rally, happening simultaneously worldwide. I was excited because I’d prepared a poem for the event that would finally free me from reading a piece of paper. For … Continue reading