Cops Kill Black Men

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Listen to my latest poem, Cops Kill Black Men, about Vallejo CA with an original soundtrack by Alameda composer Howard Harawitz. It is a regional story resounding globally. Vallejo CA is in need of a new police chief with a … Continue reading

My First Poem: To Roque Dalton Before Leaving

. . . To Fight in El Salvador, 1969 I began writing in 1968 at age 36, when I wrote a video drama with Roque Dalton for Cuban TV. Dalton was an exiled Salvadoran writer living in Havana. My concern … Continue reading

Dreaming

Poem Video from my Dreams Nina Serrano recites her poem “Dreaming” from “Heart’s Journey, Selected Poems, 1980-1999“. Heart’s Journey is the second book of poems in the trilogy Heart Suite and includes 89 poems and 54 drawings from the author’s notebooks of 1980 to 1999.  It … Continue reading

Advent of the Winter Solstice

Advent of the Winter Solstice My Dear, What shall we do through the longest night when the moon and the star remain in sight and dawn hovers in the wings waiting for its interminable cue? My Dear, we will be … Continue reading

Nina Serrano YouTube Channel

Author, Poet, Film Maker, Radio Host/Producer The Nina Serrano YouTube Channel features inspirational videos of her poetry performances, her interviews on theater and culture, and her life in the arts. The channel also offers interviews about her book Nicaragua Way, a romance … Continue reading

Ferry: A Poem by Nina Serrano In Memory of Phil Serrano

Ferry: A Poem by Nina Serrano For My Beloved Brother Philip Serrano (May 23, 1945- January 11, 2017) (We’ll go no more a roving ….Lord Byron) I was shocked and grieved as I disembarked from the ferry to see the long … Continue reading

Ancestors Stir the Pot, a poem

The search for roots and acceptance of death Fortunately, I had a chance to share this poem, Ancestors Stir the Pot, with my beloved brother, Philip Serrano, just before he died suddenly. I am left with the acceptance of death. … Continue reading

A Winter Solstice Poem for You

Advent of the Winter Solstice By Nina Serrano My Dear, What shall we do through the longest night when the moon and the star remain in sight and dawn hovers in the wings waiting for its interminable cue? My Dear, we … Continue reading

Happy International Womens Day 2016

Happy International Womens Day 2016 to All Women and Men Greetings on this glorious International Womens Day 2016 that so many struggled for since the loss of the woman-centered civilizations and cultures millenniums ago. Yes, scholars, anthropologists, theoreticians and dreamers say that … Continue reading

Monarch Butterflies: My First New Year’s Resolution

My First New Year’s Resolution 2016 I went with my family and friends to see the monarch butterflies The few there were fluttered in the sunlight gaining the strength to fly on newly sprouted wings My great-grandchildren looked at them … Continue reading