Gina Marselle

On being a poet…

“Being a poet is one of the unhealthier jobs–no regular hours, so many temptations!”

Elizabeth Bishop

“Writing is a lonely job, rather desolate at times, and it’s a long, reflective walk to the end.”
Image (2017, NYC) and quote (C) Gina Marselle 2019

About Gina Marselle


Gina Marselle resides in New Mexico with her husband and children. She is a high school teacher, a poet, and a photographer. Besides her family, teaching, and art, she loves animals and has a rescue German Shepherd Dog and a rescue Arabian horse. She is in the process of training her personal Service Dog, also a German Shepherd. Follow his journey on instagram @be_like_wulf_gsd. Gina has published a number of poems in local anthologies and has shown her work in a number of galleries. She has a full length published book titled, A Fire of Prayer: A Collection of Poetry and Photography (Swimming with Elephants Publications, 2015). She has photographed a number of book covers for local authors including Katrina K Guarascio’s poetry collection, September (Swimming with Elephants Publications, 2013) and Jessica Helen Lopez’ poetry collection, Always Messing With Them Boys (West End Press, 2011). For more information on Gina, please follow her on Instagram @musings_by_gina or see the Saturday’s Sirens Poetry Blog she is a member of at: Email inquiries to

Self portrait of Gina and her Arabian rescue horse, Rafiq (Fall, 2018)

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