"The Real Ladies of LA: Women of Strength and Integrity"
This a poem for the real ladies of LA as a valentine and special shout out of love!

Valentine for the Real Ladies of Los Angeles
To hear this poem performed, click this link: https://soundcloud.com/socalstudio/the-real-ladies-of-la

This poem was written by Sharon Sekhon and performed by Gabrielle Garcia on January 27, 2012
at the Studio for Southern California History's "pop-up" gallery in Chinatown.

This open microphone poetry reading hosted by Mike Sonksen celebrated the Chinese New Year of the Dragon. For more resources on women in Los Angeles history, visit the Studio for Southern California History's timeline "LA Women: A Record of Experience" completed in 2007. This timeline includes even more LA women, like the La Brea woman--whose remains were discovered in La Brea Tar Pits and is estimated to live 7,000 years ago.

a note on the obvious

copyright 2012