Katrina K Guarascio

From the poem, “Poets”

“…We are not songbirds;
we are the wild mustangs,
the feral beasts
who thundered across the open.
We beat out passion
with untamed hooves
and scream our songs
like trumpets.
Leaving behind broken
larkspur and hoof prints
in the mountain mud….”

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Katrina K Guarascio currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she teaches English, Journalism, and Creative Writing to High School students. She is the sponsor of the Cleveland High School Poetry Community, coaches two youth slam teams, and produces The Smokin’ Slam, Rio Rancho’s only monthly open mic and poetry slam venue. She is published in several independent magazines and ezines and is the author of two chapbooks, Hazy Expression and More Fire than Sun. Recently, her second book length publication, They don’t make memories like that anymore…was published by Casa De Snapdragon Publications. They don’t make memories like that anymore… along with her first book length publication, A Scattering of Imperfections, is now available throughout Albuquerque and online at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and various other distributors. Katrina’s writing has been described as “lyrical” and “passionate,” as well as “unique, full of voice and tremendous power”.

Listen to one of her poems here.

You can find her on Facebook or request more information on Katrina from the guild.

* Photographs courtesy of Mark Peevy.

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