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El Rio

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Creative Writing | Poetry


This poem by José Angel Araguz originally appeared in Crab Creek Review. “El Rio” comes from trying to move beyond predictable tropes about border crossing and work out how the river makes itself known, through dreams as well as everyday occurrences of profiling, and unignorable.

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José Angel Araguz
El rio.
Crab Creek Review, 2016, pages 15-16

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