Ocean Mother weaves together riveting poems from strands of Arielle Taitano Lowe's memories growing up as a Chamoru girl in Guåhan (Guam), layered with realizations she made across the ocean and upon her return home. In this brave act of sharing, Lowe unravels generations of trauma and begins to heal herself, her family, and her home. 

Arielle Taitano Lowe is a Chamorrita poet, born and raised in Guam. She grew up swimming with schools of palaksi off the shores of luminao reef in Apapa, Piti. Her work has been featured in the Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day seriesUnder a Warm Green Linden, Indigenous Pacific Islander Eco-Literatures, and Indigenous Literatures from Micronesia. She now resides in O‘ahu, Hawai‘i, where she studies intergenerational healing.