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Lazy Tongue is a collection of poems that follows the path of a first generation Latin American woman on her trail of self-discovery.
Both critique and celebration, the poems zero in on a woman's psychological, social, and sexual encounters, trying to find acceptance of self in the mirror of Catholic indoctrination and culture clash.
The poems move through a variety of forms as if each poem were a word moving, searching, stumbling into eloquence, echoing the awkwardness the speaker feels as she moves through childhood into adolescence, and the awkwardness she feels positioning herself in adult life as a rebellious, punk rock women.
Carrion, Teresa, "Lazy tongue" (2004). FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 2058.
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