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Gift Package Book and CD

The original limited edition of “Oh, Where is My Candle Hat?” is sold out. Thank you!

More good news

A second edition of “Oh, Where is My Candle Hat?” is available for $33.00 + tax. The package includes:

♥ Book signed by both poet and artist
♥ Cover of reprinted original art and page drawings
♥ A copy of the CD with readings in English and Spanish by Gerda and Luis


Mailing is complimentary.

Even more good news 

Two of Gerda Govine Ituarte's poems were accepted to be included in Tia Chucha's Press anthology "Coiled Serpent Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts in Los Angeles." The anthology will be presented at the Associated Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference in March in Los Angeles to more than 12,000 attendees. 



Alterations |Thread Light Through Eye of Storm (2015) is now available. Visit our Books page for more info.

You can order our books from our Buy Page. This is the perfect time to give the gift of poetry to family, friends, colleagues and, yes, to yourself. Read and enjoy.


Here are some of the favorite lines chosen by readers of “Oh, Where is My Candle Hat?”

Tunnel eats daylight|
Piñata of kisses |
Door knob clicks breath hides |
I love when he is in paint mode |
Lips pucker tremble |

Eyes look past now |
Iron fire escapes scrape sky |
Island girl lost in concrete jungle|
Hair twisted on pink rollers |
Long lashes peel upward slowly |
Unknown handrails |

a Tribute

Wanda Coleman x250

Wanda Coleman

I remember your eyes, voice and words woven into your poetry that you shared with so many. Never afraid, said what you meant, and meant what you said. You expressed your thoughts and ideas even when, at times, you stood alone. Thank you for gracing my life and for the legacy that you leave in our care.

L.A. Times Article about Wanda Coleman

Coming in March 2015

Alterations|Thread Light Through Eye of Storm
Another Poetry Art Book by Gerda Govine Ituarte and Luis Ituarte

Govern in Poetry

"Govern in Poetry," a New York Times article by Timothy Egan on the Presidents, langauge and poetry.

What's New!

Gerda Govine-Ituarte

"Sliver of Light" was published in the San Gabriel Valley Quarterly Calendar 2015.

2nd Ed. Cover OWIMCH

Gift package book cover art varies.