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Wendy Trevino

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Wendy Trevino

Wendy Trevino is the author of Cruel Fiction (Commune Editions, 2018). She hails from the Rio Grande Valley and works as a grant writer in San Francisco, California, where she lives.

by this poet

			             For Chinga La Migra

If a woman illegally crossing
The U.S.-Mexico border can sing
The Border Patrol agent’s favorite
Selena song, will he still detain her?
What if he does & later writes about
Her in the patrol vehicle’s back seat
Singing his favorite Selena song?
Will the Selena