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LC Gutierrez is a product of many places in the South and the Caribbean, as well as writing and comparative literature programs at Louisiana State and Tulane University. An erstwhile academic, he now writes, teaches and plays trombone in Madrid, Spain. His work is most recently published in South Florida Poetry Journal, Trampoline Journal, Sweet, Hobart and Rabid Oak.

LC Gutierrez

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House Hunting in New Orleans

She saw torn and termited,
tormented by hurricanes,
and licked grey
by perpetual humidity,

but I saw bouisillage,
and careful work
of slaves
who didn't speak the language.