Christina Schwarz, author of the New York Times Bestseller “Drowning Ruth,” on my poetry

My Dear Readers,

I thanked you many times for your likes and comments. I thank you again today.

Also, today I am humbled and delighted by the comments Christina Schwarz, the author of the New York Times Bestseller “Drowning Ruth,” sent me after reading my poetry manuscript.

“With lush language and lavish imagery, Gabriela M. evokes a fantastic world ripe with emotion.”
Christina Schwartz

Below please find a fragment from one of my “evening fantasies”:

contaminated with verses my rebellious red blood ran from my heart to yours;
the smell of orange trees bloomed in my hair like in those forgotten Sunday afternoons in which we used to make love;
i saw the pregnant egg yolk – heavy as the passion of a tropical night – the imperishable yellow from around your finger;
a green iguana blinked and opened its “third eye” inscribing on my thighs the fairy-tales of the women you loved;
a bird gave me the evil eye: children’s fingers colored in blue hung on the Hand of Fatima trying to protect me;
it smelled love;
caressed by leaves i fell into the field of poppies in which we first met.




image: MoinMoin; Shutterstock; [link]

84 thoughts on “Christina Schwarz, author of the New York Times Bestseller “Drowning Ruth,” on my poetry

    1. My dearest Winnie, I am so grateful for your support and your wonderful words all along. Thank you! Lots of love to you!

  1. Amazing amazing , you are amazing with your words. I can thunderous applause from all over the world. G, you deserve the highest praise and that is not enough.

    1. Thank you so much, my dearest. Your words and your friendship mean so much to me. You know that.
      Sending you love and good wishes, my forever poetess.

    1. Thank you so much Bill. It means a lot to me.
      I hope one day you will get my comments on your beautiful poetry. I am so unhappy with WP. You are the only one that doesn’t get my comments.
      Anyway, thank you again !

      1. The pleasure is mine G…. I love your work.

        And I’m frustrated with WP as well. Does seem to be hit or miss with comments. But not to worry… just knowing that you value my effort is immensely important and rewarding to me. So many thanks!!

      2. My pleasure, Bill. I value your work tremendously. Can’t wait to read and listen to your book.

    1. Thank you Megha. I am so grateful for your comment. It means a lot.
      Have a fabulous day!

    1. Thank you so much, Ankit. You know how much your words mean to me. I know your are very busy. So am I. I owe you an email. It will come.
      Meantime congratulations on your achievements and I’ll talk to you soon.
      Take care, my dear friend!

      1. I have some new updates as well. And another thing, I need more of these, I’ll try composing piano parts.
        Take care. Have a good day.

      2. Can’t wait to hear everything. Piano parts! That’s so exciting. We’ll catch up later.
        Have a wonderful evening my friend!

  2. Good morning G. This post was sweeter than my morning coffee. My dear friend receiving the accolades her poetry truly deserves. I am smiling from ear to ear (kind of like the Joker just not so sinister). So often, your comments section is adorned with compliments of your lavish images.

    Congrats my dear. You and your writing deserve the praise.

    1. Good morning Drew.
      Yes, it is a sweet morning for me and your friendship makes it sweeter. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
      Remember: no sugar in your morning Bustello 🙂
      I wish you a magical day and I look forward to reading your next poem. Can’t wait!

      1. There is no need for sugar when there is so much beautiful poetry to make my coffee sweeter.

        Next poem……UGH. It’s is floating through the caverns of my head. We shall see.

        Have a day as gorgeous as your poetry.

      2. I am glad you don’t have any need for sugar, Drew!
        As for me I went to Starbucks and bought some kind of black tea refresher loaded with sugar 🙂
        Well, that’s life.
        Have a magnificent day as your poetry, Drew.

    1. Thank you from the bottom of my heart, Shantanu! I am so happy you are here for me. You are a beautiful souls my friend.
      Take care and safe travels again!

    1. Thank you so much for taking the time to read and for your beautiful comment. I am thrilled you enjoyed the fragment and most grateful for your support.

    1. I would say she is 🙂 Thank you so much for your kind wishes and your support, Daniela. They touch my heart.
      As for the manuscript I am doing my best.
      Lots of love and a gorgeous evening!

    1. Thank you so much for saying that, my dear. Your love and support means a lot to me and your words made my heart beat faster.

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