Download PDF by Laurie Ann Guerrero: A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying (Andrés Montoya Poetry

By Laurie Ann Guerrero

ISBN-10: 0268010471

ISBN-13: 9780268010478

jam-packed with the nuanced attractiveness and complexity of the everyday—a pot of beans, a goat carcass, embroidered linens, a grandfather’s cancer—A Tongue within the Mouth of the demise trips in the course of the inherited worry of production and destruction. The histories of South Texas and its humans spread in Laurie Ann Guerrero’s stirring language, together with the dehumanization of guys and its results on girls and youngsters. Guerrero’s tongue turns into a palpable border, occupying these liminal areas that either unite and divide, inviting readers to contemplate that that's identified and unknown: the physique. Guerrero explores not only the ideal, however the skill to talk and struggle for oneself, one's teenagers, one's community—in poems that testify how, too usually, we miss out on the ability mirrored within the mirror.

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