Ricardo Hernandez
Ricardo Hernandez Ricardo Hernandez is the son of Mexican immigrants. A recipient of fellowships from Lambda Literary and Poets House, his work has appeared most recently in Hyperallergic, The Offing, and Foundry. He’s an MFA candidate at Rutgers-Newark.

Notes on Seroconversion

Since then, every day I’ve sought a new sense of being. I do not worry about being a man, that is, I do not worry about being my father. I’ve kept track of the days with particular interest in the jicama’s tuberous root. Whatever fear was was distilled to a single sensation,...

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(for my border poems) We can feel so much rage in this voice but show don’t tell This line where your four year old speaker leaves his abuelita behind reminds me of _______ & _______ check them out Pollero is a good word (is Spanish?) (italics?) We like the four-by-four its trunk...