Poems

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2018

“Notes on My Present: A Contrapuntal,” “In The Culture of Now,” and “More Than One Man Has Reached Up My Skirt.” POETRY, December 2018. Print and Online.

“Macho :: Hembra” and “Receta en El Cajon.” Kenyon Review, Vol. XL No. 4, July/August 2018. Print.

“After Making Red Chile.” Ploughshares, forthcoming.

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2017

"Kept" -POETRY, November 2017.

"For My Son" & "My Gift" -Tin House, Winter Reading 2017.

"Border Crossing Simulation" -Boulevard. No. 97.

"Aesthetic Translation" -Zócalo Public Square, Nov. 17, 2017.

"Buen Esqueleto" -Buzzfeed Reader, July 7, 2017.

"My Brother" & "Amerigo Vespucci" -Los Angeles Review of Books, No. 15.

"In The Age of Los Zetas" & "Name Search"- Indiana Review, Volume 39, No. 2.

"There Is No Such Thing as Confession in Latinx Poetry" -Gulf Coast, Volume 29, Issue 2.

"I Wait For a Bus" & "At a Party I Tell a Story & Ask:" -West Branch, Fall 2017, No. 85.

"A Crown of Gold Snakes on My Head" -Bennington Review, Issue 3.

"I am á la Mode" & "She is á la Mode" -Western Humanities Review, Volume 70.2.

"Women's Work"-Boston Review, February 2017.

"One Body" & "He Has An Oral Fixation"-POETRY, February 2017.

"One Body" -Poetry Daily, February 16th, 2017.

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2016

"You Are a Dark Body" -The Academy of American Poets' Poem-A-Day, October 2016.

"You Say Tomato, Yo Tomatl" -The Shallow Ends, October 2016.

"Lima Limón" & "Dear Drone" -Tinderbox, July 2016.

"Neomachismo" -NACLA:Report on the Americas, July 2016.

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2015

"There Is a Bird in My Mouth" -The Academy of American Poets' Poem-A-Day, 9 December 2015.

"I am with Child" & "On Ash Wednesday" -HEArt Human Equity Through Art, October 2015.

"Argyria" -The Awl, October 2015.

"Endnotes on Cd. Juárez" -Best American Poetry 2015 (originally published in West Branch).

"Angel and I Are Both Great Pretenders" & "Like Victorian Women" -The Massachusetts Review, Fall 2015.

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2014

"Because They Lack Country," "Mouth in my Kitchen," & "Placement" -American Poets, Introducing Series featured by Dana Levin, Winter/Fall 2014.

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2013

"Crossing" & "Broken Initials" -Prairie Schooner, Fall 2013. Winner of a Glenna Luschei Prize.

"Notes on Cd. Juárez as a Play" & "Endnotes on Cd. Juárez" -West Branch, Fall 2013.

"Angels Fall From the Sky to El Paso, Texas" & "Your Mouth is Full" -Crab Orchard Review, Spring 2013.

"The City is a Body Broken" -Four Way Review. 2013.

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2012

"Bibbed in Paisley he Reads Zizek Instead" -The Believer, Fall 2012.

"This Bitter Salt"-The Cortland Review. Fall 2012.

"Dear Angel" & "La Mariscal" -PALABRA, Spring 2012.

"I Light the House on Fire and Lie Down" & "A Torero's Daughter is Killed" -Cream City Review, Spring 2012.

"Escaping The Verging Cities," "The Archeologist Came To Hunt Trilobites," "The Corner Store Clerk Says Her Name Was Ofelia," "The Verging Cities Watch Me," & "The Poems Shows Up" -As/Us, Spring 2012.

"After I Read Your Obituary" -Cura, Fall 2012.

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2011

"Succulence" -Bellevue Literary Review. Fall 2011.

"Guerrero Pears" -The Acentos Review. Fall 2011.

"How Borders are Built" -The Minnesota Review. Spring 2011.