A Poem for You: A Sudden Warm Day in Winter

A Sudden Warm Day in Winter

"Gotta Dance", Water Color Pencil Drawing by Nina Serrano

“Gotta Dance”, Water Color Pencil Drawing by Nina Serrano

awakening me
to a chorus of birds
Bluebirds of happiness
Quetzals of glory
Phoenixes of regenerating hope
Hummingbirds of fierce determination
to suck the sweetness from life

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About Nina Serrano

Nina is a well-known, international prize-winning inspirational author and poet. With a focus on Latino history and culture, she is also a playwright, filmmaker, KPFA talk show host, a former Alameda County Arts Commissioner, and a co-founder of the San Francisco Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. Oakland Magazine’s “best local poet” in 2010, she is a former director of the San Francisco Poetry in the Schools program and the Bay Area’s Storytellers in the Schools program. A Latina activist for social justice, women’s rights, and the arts, Nina Serrano at 84 remains vitally engaged in inspiring change and exploring her abundant creativity. For more information go to ninaserrano.com or contact her publisher at estuarypress.com. For more detailed information about Nina see About Nina on her website.


A Poem for You: A Sudden Warm Day in Winter — 1 Comment

  1. Thanks Nina. I needed this lovely poem -came back frozen from Tai Chi at the lake and it warmed me. Love, Florence

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