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Joe Jiménez

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Joe Jiménez

Joe Jiménez is the author of Rattlesnake Allegory forthcoming from Red Hen Press in 2019. He is a member of the Macondo Writing Workshops and lives in San Antonio, Texas.

by this poet

                                  Caliche. Great bird, woodsmoke, needle. Snake, owl. Nopal vibration.

Almost every day 
	     of my life 
I have wanted 

to be filled. 

By something: 
a great bird, woodsmoke, 
	    wild laughters, 

an untethered

When I’m on my back