Mexican poet, GUADALUPE “PITA” AMOR was born (d: – 2000). She wrote as Pita Amor, and during her lifetime was known for her rebelliousness and audacity in her lifestyle. She was a friend of Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and María Félix. She was also one of Frida Kahlo’s lovers. Pita Amor was called “The 11th Muse.”

Her poetry, influenced by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (“The 10th Muse”) and Francisco de Quevedo, is notable for its direct expressions about metaphysical issues stated in the first person. She died in Mexico City a legend at the age of 81.