Jul 17, 2016

Handschelle_Clejuso_Bild06Poem from…
Future Awakes in Mouth of NOW
by Gerda Govine Ituarte
published by Swan World/Éditions du Cygne







Future Awakes in Mouth of NOW acknowledges the power of silence and reflection to heal the residue that blinds and binds us. Words carry the cadence, tone, feel and melody to weave stories that are enough to create an opening to get through the dark without disappearing – to smell the breath of morning. Future Awakes in Mouth of NOW gives a nod to the influences of transition that form gasps of enjoyment and a sense of freshness.
—Éditions du Cygne/Swan World





Future Awakes in Mouth of NOW, as well as Oh, Where Is My Candle Hat? and Alterations | Thread Light Through Eye of Storm, may be purchased from Poetry Art Book  Station. Cost: $10-$15, plus CA sales tax. Complimentary shipping.






Gorda Govine Ituarte is the Producer/MC of the upcoming Poetry Within Reach, lunch-time performances by eight diverse Pasadena-based poets in July and August 2016. On September 15, she will be reading with members of The Pasadena Writing Project at Avenue 50 Studio; October 21, 2016 at the 4th Annual Author’s Fair at the Pasadena Main Library as part of  the City of Pasadena Art Night; and on October 26, 2016 at Lit Crawl LA 2016 in North Hollywood Arts District with three Sister Poets.

Gerda is the CEO of G Govine Consulting a diversity and inclusion firm based in Pasadena,


Gerda Govine Ituarte

Gerda Govine Ituarte




Photo, top right, handcuffs by Klaus with K (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons.




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