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The Selected Poems of Efraín Huerta
In verses that fuse highly original imagery with exuberant rhythms, Efraín Huerta probes the cultures of both Mexico and "el Norte," from the impact of racism in Mississippi to political corruption in Mexico. Since he demanded for life and art the same freedom he demanded for politics, his poetry is often erotic. His poems are passionate outcries to love and justice, characterized by original metaphors and an acerbic wit that earned him the nickname "Crocodile."
"...the geniune passion reflected in Huerta's ecstatic use of language never escapes a reckoning with reality..." -- Publishers Weekly
"Blood, anguish, loss, anger, love and fear--Huerta is a friend to all strong feelings." -- The Café Review