Martina was born and raised in Mexico and came to the United States at 14. She got a Master’s degree from Grand Canyon University after a near fatal hemorrhagic stroke . Her works have appeared in the Altadena Anthology: Poetry Review 2015, 2017, 2018, Hometown Pasadena, Spirit Fire Review, Poetry Super Highway, Silver Birch Press, OpenDoor Magazine, The Bloom, OpenDoor Magazine, Central Coast Poetry Shows, WFWP: Poetry Festival, Canada, 3Q Anthology, Basta! and more recently, in the award-winning anthology, When the Virus Came Calling: COVID-19 Strikes America: Published by Golden Foothills Press, edited by, Thelma T. Reyna.
My book is a journey from the time I arrived in this country to where I am today as a stroke/bra
in injury survivor who faced incredible and life-threatening challenges but who managed to go back to school, resume, and complete a Master's degree against all odds, and is now an emerging and inspiring writer.
A collection of poems that will warm your heart for all occasions! These can be shared with your little ones to bring life to what many think as ordinary, seen through the eyes of poetry and art.
Readers will be inspired with these delightful poems created to lift the spirits of those who not only enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature but have felt the warm embrace of the sun and admired its beauty from a window.