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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 during 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 outcomes 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 recognized and unknown: the physique. Guerrero explores not only the suitable, however the skill to talk and struggle for oneself, one's youngsters, one's community—in poems that testify how, too usually, we fail to spot the ability mirrored within the mirror.

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