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By Laurie Ann Guerrero

choked with the nuanced good looks 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 construction 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 ladies 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 is identified and unknown: the physique. Guerrero explores not only definitely the right, however the skill to talk and struggle for oneself, one's youngsters, one's community—in poems that testify how, too frequently, we fail to notice the facility mirrored within the mirror.

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