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Poet Ben Saenz Considers Mexico’s Border Violence

Latino poet Benjamin Saenz shares his writing from his home near the US, Mexico border, a region where violent drug wars have raged in recent years. His latest collection is called The Book of What Remains.
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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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