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Laurie Ann Guerrero's A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying (Andrés Montoya Poetry PDF

By Laurie Ann Guerrero

choked 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 during 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 outcomes on ladies and kids. Guerrero’s tongue turns into a palpable border, occupying these liminal areas that either unite and divide, inviting readers to think about that that's recognized and unknown: the physique. Guerrero explores not only the perfect, however the skill to talk and struggle for oneself, one's teenagers, one's community—in poems that testify how, too frequently, we fail to spot the facility mirrored within the mirror.

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