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Jorge Humberto Chavez - I'd ask you to join me by the Rio Bravo and weep but you should know neither river nor tears remain

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Jorge Humberto Chavez - I'd ask you to join me by the Rio Bravo and weep but you should know neither river nor tears remain

Published November 2016. Paperback, 86pp, 9.21 x 6.14ins.
[Download a sample PDF from this volume here.]

This is a translation of Chávez's prize-winning Mexican volume (Te diría que fuéramos al Río Bravo a llorar pero debes saber que ya no hay río ni llanto) from 2013, a book of poems that deals with life on the border, its dangers, its delights and its peculiarities.

Jorge Humberto Chávez was born in Ciudad Juárez, on the US/Mexican border in 1959. Since 1980, he has published eight collections of poetry in Mexico, the current volume being the most recent.

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